Lifeboat Station

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Welcome to Whitby Lifeboat Station

Whitby Lifeboat Station is situated on the east coast of England, in North Yorkshire, clearly visible within the busy and attractive harbour of Whitby. A lifeboat station has been operating here since 1802, from 2007 the volunteer crew have benefited from a brand-new building.

The station houses our D-Class inshore lifeboat Warter Priory, crew training rooms a galley and office whilst the Trent Class All-Weather lifeboat George and Mary Webb lies afloat outside.

Our website contains up to date information about the crew, our boats and our station, as well as photos, videos and reports from callouts.

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First Call Out Of 2018 For Whitby RNLI

First Call Out Of 2018 For Whitby RNLI

The volunteer crew at Whitby RNLI were paged this afternoon (Thursday 15 February) when


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Ronnie Frampton "Frammy's" 90th Birthday

Ronnie Frampton

The oldest remaining crew member of Whitby RNLI who served 24 years on the lifeboat from 1951 to 1975 has just celebrated his 90th birthday.

84 lives were saved during this period by the volunteer crew at Whitby RNLI.

Ronnie Frampton, known