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

11.02am 11 November 2018
6.42am 10 November 2018
4.37pm 7 November 2018
11.17pm 3 November 2018
2.58am 1 November 2018
3.27am 26 October 2018
7.58am 15 October 2018
2.26pm 7 October 2018
8.04pm 5 October 2018
5.56pm 28 September 2018
11.29am 26 September 2018
6.38pm 11 September 2018
11.43pm 9 September 2018
10.53am 24 August 2018
8.54am 23 August 2018
8.39pm 18 August 2018
11.51am 18 August 2018
3.59am 8 August 2018
5.40am 7 August 2018
11.46am 28 July 2018

Today's weather

13°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C Max: 13°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

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News and media from Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

Tynemouth and Cullercoats RNLI lifeboats join major search.
Tynemouth RNLI inshore and all weather lifeboats with Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 912
Article Rescue
Tynemouth and Cullercoats RNLI lifeboats join major search.
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Seaman Evacuated From Ship By Tynemouth RNLI Lifeboat
The seaman is transferred to land at North Shields ferry landing.
Article Rescue
Seaman Evacuated From Ship By Tynemouth RNLI Lifeboat
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Multi-agency recovery of grounded vessel
Cullercoats RNLI volunteers and colleagues from Tynemouth RNLI work with members of the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade and HM Coastguard to recover a small fishing vessel which was washed onto rocks at Sharpness Point.
Video Lifeboats
Multi-agency recovery of grounded vessel
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Cullercoats and Tynemouth RNLI in multi-agency rescue of vessel
Article Rescue
Cullercoats and Tynemouth RNLI in multi-agency rescue of vessel
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