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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Whitby Lifeboat Station

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
6.32am 23 April 2019
9.04pm 11 April 2019
4.00pm 22 March 2019

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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

Opening times

Easter–23 September
Monday–Sunday
10am–5pm

23 September-October (date TBC)
Closed due to building works

Shop open as usual

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

Whitby RNLI's inshore lifeboat responds to injured surfer at Robin Hood's Bay.
Article Rescue
Whitby RNLI's inshore lifeboat responds to injured surfer at Robin Hood's Bay.
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Incredible £5 million milestone achieved by Whitby RNLI shop.
Whitby RNLI crew and shop volunteers celebrate with customer Stephen Bakewell whose purchase helped the charity raise £5 million. L-R: Richard Dowson, Ian Marshall, Howard Fields, Stephen Bakewell, Pete Thomson, Aden Welford and Val Rowe.
Article Fundraising
Incredible £5 million milestone achieved by Whitby RNLI shop.
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Whitby RNLI rescue broken down fishing boat with two on board.
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Article Rescue
Whitby RNLI rescue broken down fishing boat with two on board.
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Former Whitby RNLI crew member Ronnie Frampton has passed away aged 91.
Article People
Former Whitby RNLI crew member Ronnie Frampton has passed away aged 91.
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