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RNLI Whitby Lifeboat Station with the station’s Trent class all-weather lifeboat, George and Mary Webb 14-14, moored outside

Whitby Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat crews at Whitby have been saving lives for over 200 years and have received RNLI medals for gallantry 36 times. Today, the station operates one inshore and one all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Whitby Lifeboat Station

4.28pm 11 April 2024
12.20pm 7 April 2024
12.17pm 7 April 2024
7.13pm 2 April 2024
1.17pm 2 March 2024
7.22am 7 February 2024
11.04am 13 January 2024
11.12am 7 January 2024
11.04am 7 January 2024
10.05pm 19 December 2023
9.15am 16 December 2023
3.20pm 13 November 2023
1.08pm 5 November 2023
12.41pm 16 October 2023
3.35pm 6 October 2023
8.07pm 23 September 2023
2.55pm 16 September 2023
4.16pm 3 September 2023
1.28pm 3 September 2023
1.25pm 22 August 2023

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 5°C Max: 7°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Whitby Lifeboat Station
The Fish Pier
Church Street
North Yorkshire
YO22 4AE

Station phone number

01947 602216


Parking, Disabled Parking, Disabled Access

Visiting times


Connect with us  



Launch a Memory

For enquiries regarding Launch a Memory, please do not contact the station directly. Please contact our Launch a Memory Team on [email protected] or call our Supporter Experience Team on 0300 300 0061 (UK) or 01 511 9871 (Ireland).

Whitby Lifeboat Museum

Visit us

Museum address
Whitby Lifeboat Museum
Pier Road
YO21 3PU 

01947 602001

[email protected]


Summer opening times

10am - 4pm



Tuesday - Saturday
10am - 4pm



Group and school visits are welcome – but please book first via email.

Webcam at Whitby Lifeboat Station

News and media from Whitby Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
Whitby RNLI crew member hands over cheque to the charity
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Article Heritage
Restored lifeboat model returned to Whitby RNLI Lifeboat Museum after 75 years
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Article Rescue
RNLI rescue a casualty from Whitby harbour this evening (Friday 16 February)
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