RNLI Whitby Lifeboat Station with the station’s Trent class all-weather lifeboat, George and Mary Webb 14-14, moored outside

Whitby Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat crews at Whitby have been saving lives for over 200 years and have received RNLI medals for gallantry 36 times. Today, the station operates one inshore and one all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Whitby Lifeboat Station

7.25pm 25 February 2020
3.25pm 11 January 2020
2.28pm 24 December 2019
2.41pm 3 December 2019
11.35pm 24 October 2019
11.32pm 24 October 2019
2.18pm 17 October 2019
6.51am 15 September 2019
9.20pm 5 September 2019
3.35pm 24 August 2019
2.32pm 23 August 2019
6.07pm 15 August 2019
2.40pm 13 August 2019
10.37pm 12 August 2019
9.40pm 28 July 2019
12.49pm 22 July 2019
3.35pm 15 July 2019
2.34pm 7 July 2019
5.10pm 29 June 2019
12.55pm 30 April 2019

Today's weather

6°C Rain
Min: 5°C Max: 6°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Whitby Lifeboat Station
The Fish Pier
Church Street
Whitby
North Yorkshire
YO22 4AE

Station phone number

01947 602216

Accessibility

Parking, Disabled Parking, Disabled Access

Visiting times

Monday-Friday
8am-4pm

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Whitby Lifeboat Museum

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Museum address
Whitby Lifeboat Museum
Pier Road
Whitby
YO21 3PU 

Telephone
01947 602001

Twitter
@MuseumRnli

Opening times

March-October
Monday-Sunday
10am-5pm

November–December
Monday–Sunday
11am–4pm
Opening times subject to weather

January–March
Weekends only
11am–4pm
Opening times subject to weather

Admission

Free

Group and school visits are welcome – but please book first

News and media from Whitby Lifeboat Station

Yorkshire Holiday Cottage business raises £4000 for Whitby RNLI.
Kirsty Jones, Sarah Ward, Michelle Bell and Donna Hinds present a cheque to whitby RNLI
Article Fundraising
Yorkshire Holiday Cottage business raises £4000 for Whitby RNLI.
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Whitby RNLI remember two crewmen who lost their lives on service 80 years ago
SS Charles 3 Febraury 1940
Article Heritage
Whitby RNLI remember two crewmen who lost their lives on service 80 years ago
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Whitby RNLI remember former crew member Tony Easton.
Late RNLI crew member Tony Easton in 1977
Article People
Whitby RNLI remember former crew member Tony Easton.
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Whitby RNLI rescue walkers after they get trapped by incoming tide.
Whitby RNLI inshore lifeboat in Whitby Harbour
Article Rescue
Whitby RNLI rescue walkers after they get trapped by incoming tide.
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