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

7.32am 18 November 2018
12.02pm 16 November 2018
11.52am 16 November 2018
5.32pm 14 November 2018
5.26pm 14 November 2018
5.21pm 14 November 2018
4.26am 14 November 2018
12.31am 13 November 2018
7.04am 5 November 2018
3.48pm 3 November 2018
9.37am 3 November 2018
10.27am 26 October 2018
9.03am 22 October 2018
2.27pm 19 October 2018
2.02pm 14 October 2018
3.48pm 15 August 2018
1.30pm 12 August 2018
12.31pm 10 August 2018
4.35pm 8 August 2018
4.37pm 5 August 2018

Today's weather

10°C Cloudy
Min: 8°C Max: 10°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

Visitor email address

visitdoverlifeboat@bigburywood.co.uk

Shop hours

April–December
Saturday
10am-3pm
Sunday
10am–4pm

Shop phone number

01304 219046

Connect with us

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News and media from Dover Lifeboat Station

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Walmer and Dover lifeboats with HM Coastguard helicopter
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