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

7.02pm 7 September 2022
9.11am 17 August 2022
10.33pm 10 August 2022
6.43pm 2 August 2022
3.14pm 31 July 2022
8.29pm 9 July 2022
7.39pm 8 July 2022
7.45pm 2 July 2022
7.01pm 22 June 2022
1.48pm 21 June 2022
12.43am 19 June 2022
9.54pm 18 June 2022
4.00pm 18 June 2022
12.17pm 18 June 2022
5.57am 18 June 2022
3.55pm 17 June 2022
2.53pm 13 June 2022
6.25pm 11 June 2022
10.24am 21 May 2022
4.46pm 17 May 2022

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 12°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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