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

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
1.14pm 27 July 2018
9.17pm 21 July 2018
8.21pm 19 July 2018
6.58pm 18 July 2018
5.41pm 17 July 2018
6.30pm 14 July 2018
5.31pm 7 July 2018
6.03pm 30 June 2018
4.09pm 18 June 2018
12.29pm 16 June 2018
1.12pm 9 June 2018

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 14°C
Max: 15°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

Seaman Evacuated From Ship By Tynemouth RNLI Lifeboat
The seaman is transferred to land at North Shields ferry landing.
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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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Tynemouth and Cullercoats RNLI rescue a vessel in distress
Article Sea safety
Tynemouth and Cullercoats RNLI rescue a vessel in distress
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