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

12.30am 15 July 2019
8.55pm 14 July 2019
8.00pm 14 July 2019
4.45pm 13 July 2019
12.06am 9 July 2019
5.22pm 8 July 2019
5.24am 6 July 2019
7.51pm 5 July 2019
6.14am 4 July 2019
11.51pm 1 July 2019
9.25pm 1 July 2019
2.04pm 29 June 2019
5.24pm 23 June 2019
7.40am 23 June 2019
7.40am 23 June 2019
9.40pm 21 June 2019
12.32pm 21 June 2019
3.30am 21 June 2019
3.20pm 16 June 2019
6.45pm 9 June 2019

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 16°C Max: 20°C
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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

News and media from Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

Dramatic Rescue Of Father And Son
Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat at Marsden Rock
Article Beach safety
Dramatic Rescue Of Father And Son
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Kayaker Rescued After Being Blown Offshore By Strong Winds
23 May 2019 A kayaker is transferred from the Port of Tyne Pilot vessel onto Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat to be landed safely on Littlehaven beach, after he was rescued after being unable to return to shore due to high winds.
Article Sea safety
Kayaker Rescued After Being Blown Offshore By Strong Winds
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Lifeboat Naming Ceremony Ends With Dramatic Rescue
19 May 2019 Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station holds the naming ceremony for their new inshore lifeboat D-829 Little Susie. This pic: Susan Russell names the lifeboat, with Senior Helm Mark Charlton.
Article Rescue
Lifeboat Naming Ceremony Ends With Dramatic Rescue
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Trawler and fishermen towed to safety by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat
The fishing vessel Moremma seen stranded ten miles south east of the Tyne piers from the wheelhouse of Tynemouth RNLI all weather lifeboat.
Article Rescue
Trawler and fishermen towed to safety by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat
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