Dover Lifeboat station

Dover Lifeboat Station

For over 165 years Dover lifeboats have been saving lives and over 30 awards for gallantry have been presented to the crews. Today, the station operates the largest lifeboat in the fleet, a Severn class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Dover Lifeboat Station

2.13pm 7 April 2020
4.30am 2 April 2020
5.09pm 18 March 2020
1.21am 21 February 2020
8.26am 7 February 2020
8.56am 6 February 2020
7.00am 25 January 2020
9.52am 22 January 2020
8.08am 22 January 2020
7.51am 22 January 2020
2.29pm 19 January 2020
9.09am 31 December 2019
11.56pm 25 December 2019
2.42pm 21 December 2019
7.23am 4 December 2019
8.21am 3 December 2019
4.47am 17 November 2019
12.16am 11 November 2019
9.52am 10 November 2019
6.29am 28 October 2019

Today's weather

13°C Cloudy
Min: 10°C Max: 13°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Dover Lifeboat Station
Cross Wall Quay
Union Street
Dover
Kent
CT17 9BN

Station phone number

01304 204280

Accessibility

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Andy Milton 

Visitor contact phone number

07922012041

Shop hours

April-September

Saturday and Sunday
10am-4pm

October-December

Saturday and Sunday
10am-3pm

Shop phone number

01304 219046

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News and media from Dover Lifeboat Station

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