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

11.42am 28 July 2021
4.41pm 18 July 2021
7.12pm 15 July 2021
3.12am 6 July 2021
2.57pm 5 July 2021
1.00pm 1 July 2021
7.36pm 29 June 2021
5.40pm 13 June 2021
7.48pm 12 June 2021
4.48am 11 June 2021
1.40pm 6 June 2021
8.47am 6 June 2021
7.21am 25 May 2021
12.30am 23 May 2021
10.56pm 20 May 2021
3.33am 12 May 2021
9.32pm 9 May 2021
4.14pm 9 May 2021
11.33pm 5 May 2021
2.03am 2 May 2021

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 18°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) MarkTaylor, 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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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?