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Plymouth is home to two lifeboats, the larger All Weather Lifeboat, named Sybil Mullen Glover and the smaller but faster Inshore Lifeboat, named Millenium Forester.  Based in Millbay Marina, both lifeboats provide cover 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to the Port of Plymouth, including the rivers Tamar, Lyhner, Tavy, Plym, Yealm and Erme; and the surrounding coastline into both Bigbury and Whitsand Bays. 

Plymouth Lifeboat Station is part of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, which is funded entirely by donations. 

Shouts 2016

ALB - 25   ILB - 21   Arancia - 4  TOTAL - 50

Latest Shouts

Friday 29th July - 15:26 - ILB - 18ft motor boat broken down south of Plymouth Breakwater.  The Vessel was towed back to Plymouth.

Friday 29th July - 04:30 - ALB - French sailing yacht broken down and becalmed.  The vessel was also unsure of its correct position.  Vessel towed back to Plymouth.

Wednesday 27th July - 01:08 - ALB, ILB and Arancia - Tasked to assist Police in a search for a missing person believed to be in the Tamar Bridge Area.  Search conducted with local Coastguard Teams with nothing found. 

Sunday 24th July - 12:07 - ALB - Tasked to a 45ft motor vessel with fuel problems drifting just off Stoke Point.  Vessel towed to Plymouth Yacht Haven Marina.