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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

10.24am 21 May 2022
4.46pm 17 May 2022
12.22pm 15 May 2022
4.31pm 14 May 2022
7.08pm 24 April 2022
2.05am 24 April 2022
12.22pm 20 April 2022
7.54pm 10 April 2022
12.21pm 5 April 2022
11.40am 14 March 2022
8.23pm 10 March 2022
10.52am 5 March 2022
6.21am 4 March 2022
3.56pm 2 February 2022
2.19am 30 January 2022
11.12pm 17 January 2022
9.46pm 17 January 2022
2.12am 16 January 2022
11.23am 14 January 2022
11.57am 11 January 2022

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 18°C
Get a 5-day forecast

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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