The RNLI lifeboats of Dunkirk

See all 19 RNLI lifeboats that made the trip to Dunkirk in May 1940.
Ramsgate’s current Trent class lifeboat Esme Anderson

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Will you stand with us?

Our brave volunteer crews are still on call, 24/7, despite the global pandemic. We urgently need you to stand with us in these uncertain times so they can continue to be there for you, your loved ones and everyone who needs them.