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Workington Shannon class lifeboat at sea on a cloudy day with cliffs in the background.

Workington Lifeboat Station

Workington Lifeboat Station is the only station to have its all-weather lifeboat launched by a davit system over the dock wall. Operating a Shannon and a D class lifeboat, they're always ready to save lives.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent lifeboat launches from Workington Lifeboat Station

3.49pm 28 April 2024
3.49pm 28 April 2024
3.47pm 15 October 2023
3.53pm 20 September 2023
10.50pm 13 September 2023
8.03pm 12 September 2023
8.01pm 12 September 2023
6.55am 18 August 2023
11.25pm 17 August 2023
3.14pm 16 August 2023
2.25pm 16 August 2023
12.28pm 16 August 2023
2.24pm 6 August 2023
2.22pm 6 August 2023
1.15pm 28 July 2023
1.15pm 28 July 2023
8.12pm 14 July 2023
9.41pm 6 July 2023
5.36pm 25 June 2023
8.33pm 18 June 2023

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Workington Lifeboat Station
North Jetty
Prince of Wales Dock
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

Man in RNLI gear - yellow jacket and red lifejacket - in front of sea
Article People
Workington RNLI stalwart stands down after 35 years
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Three men in suits. One in middle holding certificate
Article People
Workington RNLI stalwart Robert McLaughlin celebrates 60 years of support
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Three crew members in inshore lifeboat in sea
Article Rescue
Workington RNLI responds after concerns at marina
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Workington's all-weather lifeboat the Dorothy May white approaching the yacht in difficulty with Scotland in the background
Article Lifeboats
Workington RNLI help yacht in difficulty
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