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

4.21am 12 January 2020
7.24pm 4 January 2020
12.16pm 26 December 2019
4.59pm 25 December 2019
10.26pm 15 December 2019
3.37am 14 December 2019
9.25pm 4 December 2019
9.25pm 4 December 2019
2.47pm 26 November 2019
2.46pm 26 November 2019
1.14pm 26 November 2019
2.03pm 21 November 2019
2.03pm 21 November 2019
6.41pm 20 November 2019
6.41pm 20 November 2019
5.01pm 18 November 2019
10.40pm 2 November 2019
5.11am 26 October 2019
2.20am 20 October 2019
6.09pm 14 October 2019

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 1°C Max: 7°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

Dinghy Capsize Prompts Callout For Tynemouth RNLI Volunteers
Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat escorts a capsized sailing dinghy
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Dinghy Capsize Prompts Callout For Tynemouth RNLI Volunteers
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Christmas Day callout for Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat volunteer crew members
Tynemouth RNLI volunteer crew members board the station's Severn class all weather lifeboat 'Spirit of Northumberland' as they prepare to launch on Christmas Day 2019
Article Rescue
Christmas Day callout for Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat volunteer crew members
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RNLI urge swimmers to stay safe this Christmas and New Year
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Article Beach safety
RNLI urge swimmers to stay safe this Christmas and New Year
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Cullercoats and Tynemouth RNLI crews attend the 'Crossing the Tyne' festival
Volunteer RNLI crews from Cullercoats and Tynemouth attended this year's 'Crossing the Tyne' festival at North Shields. The modern lifeboats of today formed up with two lifeboats from the past - the 'Henry Frederick Swan' and the 'Charles Henry' in a procession from the lower harbour up to the Royal Quays marina and back.
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Cullercoats and Tynemouth RNLI crews attend the 'Crossing the Tyne' festival
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