RNLI Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

Operating from the historic North Shields Fish Quay, Tynemouth operates a D class inshore lifeboat and a Severn class all-weather lifeboat. The station’s crews have been awarded 22 medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

12.44pm 16 February 2018
2.45pm 11 February 2018
7.08pm 10 February 2018
11.07am 8 February 2018
2.57pm 6 February 2018
1.24am 26 January 2018
9.33pm 25 January 2018
7.55pm 9 January 2018
10.06pm 25 December 2017
12.28pm 15 December 2017
7.07pm 9 December 2017
9.06pm 29 November 2017
12.46pm 27 November 2017
1.34pm 13 November 2017
12.19pm 13 November 2017
2.38pm 11 November 2017
11.06am 11 November 2017
5.27pm 3 November 2017
10.57am 1 November 2017
11.47pm 28 October 2017

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 6°C
Max: 8°C
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Next tide

Mon 19 Feb
Low: 11:34am 0.3m
High: 5:33pm 1.6m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Tynemouth Lifeboat Station
Fish Quay
Tynemouth
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE30 1JA

Station phone number

0191 257 0913

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday
9am–4pm

Visits outside of these times are welcome by appointment.

Visitor contact

Brian McDonald

Visitor contact phone number

0191 257 0913

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News and media from Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

Christmas Day Callout For Tynemouth RNLI Volunteers
Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat returns to station after Christmas Day 'shout'.
Article Rescues
Christmas Day Callout For Tynemouth RNLI Volunteers
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Tynemouth and Blyth RNLI lifeboat crews train with Coastguard Rescue Helicopter
Tynemouth and Blyth RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews carry out a training exercise off Seaton Sluice and St Mary's Island with Coastguard Rescue helicopter '912' based at Humberside Airport. This picture: Volunteer crew members on board Tynemouth RNLI all weather lifeboat haul Coastguard helicopter winchman Chris 'Gibbo' Gibbins onto the lifeboat using the 'highline' technique.
Article Crew training
Tynemouth and Blyth RNLI lifeboat crews train with Coastguard Rescue Helicopter
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North Sea Search For Source Of Mayday Distress Call
Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat arrives back at Tynemouth lifeboat station after a search for the source of a Mayday distress call
Article Rescues
North Sea Search For Source Of Mayday Distress Call
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Blyth and Tynemouth RNLI come to the aid of swimmers in distress
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Article Lifeboats
Blyth and Tynemouth RNLI come to the aid of swimmers in distress
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