RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

6.26am 22 October 2021
6.21pm 21 October 2021
4.31pm 15 October 2021
2.52pm 1 October 2021
4.15pm 20 September 2021
5.13pm 12 September 2021
6.59am 12 September 2021
12.13pm 11 September 2021
10.43am 6 September 2021
10.16am 6 September 2021
9.01pm 3 September 2021
9.25am 29 August 2021
6.55pm 18 August 2021
4.01am 14 August 2021
7.32pm 13 August 2021
4.46pm 10 August 2021
9.27am 29 July 2021
11.42am 28 July 2021
4.41pm 18 July 2021
7.12pm 15 July 2021

Today's weather

13°C Cloudy
Min: 8°C Max: 13°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

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

Station phone number

0191 257 0913


Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times


Visits outside of these times are welcome by appointment.

Visitor contact

David Thompson

Visitor contact phone number

0191 257 0913

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News and media from Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
Durham RNLI Fundraising Branch is looking for extra volunteers
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Tamar 16-13, Severn 17-21, Trent 14-31 moored at Newhaven Lifeboat
Article Lifeboats
Newhaven Lifeboat host Trent Tamar and Severn fleet line up
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Tynemouth RNLI volunteer crew members (L-R) Mark Taylor, Michael Brown and Mark Charlton with their commendations next to Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat ‘Little Susie’.
Article Rescue
Tynemouth RNLI Volunteers Receive Commendation
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Article Beach safety
Queen’s Birthday Honour for Cullercoats safety officer
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