RNLI Workington Lifeboat Station

Workington Lifeboat Station

Workington Lifeboat Station is the only station to have an all-weather lifeboat launched by a davit system over the dock wall. The station also has a new D class lifeboat, which is a re-engineered and updated version of the original D class.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Workington Lifeboat Station

10.01am 6 October 2020
9.49am 26 September 2020
7.22am 25 September 2020
10.27am 14 September 2020
10.27am 14 September 2020
4.26pm 8 September 2020
10.26am 7 September 2020
10.08pm 14 August 2020
10.08pm 14 August 2020
9.56pm 14 August 2020
8.24am 14 June 2020
2.38pm 8 June 2020
1.29pm 22 May 2020
10.44am 17 April 2020
9.28pm 7 February 2020
8.51am 19 January 2020
8.38am 19 November 2019
1.28am 18 November 2019
6.50pm 27 October 2019
8.17pm 19 October 2019

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 11°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Workington Lifeboat Station
North Jetty
Prince of Wales Dock
Workington
Cumbria
CA14 2JH

Station phone number

01900 604124

Visiting times

9am-4pm by appointment only

Visitor contact

Please contact the station 

Visitor contact phone number

01900 604124

News and media from Workington Lifeboat Station

Charity urges public to be vigilant of high spring tides this weekend
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Charity urges public to be vigilant of high spring tides this weekend
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St Bees and Workington RNLI in joint rescue.
St Bees lifeboat approaching the casualty vessel
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St Bees and Workington RNLI in joint rescue.
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Joint exercise for lifeboat crews
St Bees, Workington and Silloth RNLI lifeboats setting up for the team events at Whitehaven Marina
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Joint exercise for lifeboat crews
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Silloth and Workington lifeboats assist scallop dredger stuck on sandbank
Silloth RNLI lifeboat approaching the scallop dredger stuck on the sandbank
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Silloth and Workington lifeboats assist scallop dredger stuck on sandbank
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