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

2.45pm 19 May 2019
10.41pm 18 May 2019
10.41pm 18 May 2019
1.39pm 15 May 2019
10.25am 12 May 2019
9.25am 7 April 2019
5.10pm 30 March 2019
6.19pm 26 March 2019
8.59am 23 March 2019
1.45pm 18 March 2019
11.36am 6 March 2019
11.35am 25 February 2019
3.59am 16 February 2019
10.35am 12 February 2019
7.21pm 1 January 2019
3.32pm 30 December 2018
4.51am 16 December 2018
5.26am 15 December 2018
7.32am 6 December 2018
8.32pm 4 December 2018

Today's weather

16°C Cloudy
Min: 8°C Max: 16°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

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.
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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.
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Trawler and fishermen towed to safety by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat
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Trawler Rescued By Tynemouth RNLI Lifeboat After Running Aground
16 Feb 2019 The fishing vessel Shaulora is towed to safety by Tynemouth RNLI Severn class all weather lifeboat Spirit of Northumberland.
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Trawler Rescued By Tynemouth RNLI Lifeboat After Running Aground
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Blyth RNLI Lifeboat trial is a success
Article Crew training
Blyth RNLI Lifeboat trial is a success
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