Lerwick Lifeboat Station

Lerwick Lifeboat Station

Lerwick Lifeboat Station has had a remarkable history of bravery with its lifeboat crews being presented with 62 awards for gallantry, including the RNLI's highest accolade in 1997 - a Gold Medal.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lerwick Lifeboat Station

2.21pm 14 July 2019
1.00pm 29 June 2019
9.59am 20 June 2019
2.10am 20 June 2019
10.55am 19 June 2019
7.42pm 18 April 2019
1.30pm 30 March 2019
1.05am 8 February 2019
2.26am 27 December 2018
6.21pm 10 December 2018
4.02pm 2 December 2018
11.57am 11 October 2018
1.46pm 16 September 2018
11.29pm 11 August 2018
4.42pm 30 July 2018
1.27pm 18 July 2018
12.01am 10 July 2018
4.28pm 24 June 2018
5.52am 24 June 2018
5.49am 24 June 2018

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 3°C Max: 13°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lerwick Lifeboat Station
The Old Tolbooth
Commercial Street
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 0AB

Station phone number

01595 693827

Accessibility

Parking on the quay or on Church Road

Visiting times

10am–4pm weekdays. Weekends by appointment.

Visitor contact

John Sinclair

Visitor contact phone number

01595 693827

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News and media from Lerwick Lifeboat Station

Lerwick lifeboat tows in stricken creel boat
RNLI Lerwick Lifeboat - Michael and Jane Vernon
Article Lifeboats
Lerwick lifeboat tows in stricken creel boat
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RNLI Lerwick lifeboat tasked twice this afternoon
Article Lifeboats
RNLI Lerwick lifeboat tasked twice this afternoon
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Lerwick Coxswain to Take Part in Maritime Rescue Exchange in Oslo
Article International
Lerwick Coxswain to Take Part in Maritime Rescue Exchange in Oslo
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Lerwick lifeboat launched to aid fishing vessel
The Severn-class all weather lifeboat, RNLB Michael and Jane Vernon
Article Rescue
Lerwick lifeboat launched to aid fishing vessel
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