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

5.23pm 18 February 2018
1.48pm 17 February 2018
1.41am 17 February 2018
4.59pm 11 February 2018
8.30am 31 January 2018
4.16pm 30 January 2018
3.56pm 12 January 2018
6.13pm 22 December 2017
3.30pm 26 November 2017
12.09pm 21 November 2017
2.46pm 16 November 2017
1.42am 11 November 2017
10.21am 31 October 2017
1.30pm 28 October 2017
6.17pm 18 October 2017
4.03pm 21 September 2017
10.31pm 5 September 2017
4.27pm 28 August 2017
12.32pm 23 August 2017
8.04pm 17 August 2017

Today's weather

5°C Cloudy
Min: 1°C
Max: 5°C
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Next tide

Sat 24 Feb
Low: 11:55am 0.5m
High: 5:23pm 1.7m
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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
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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