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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Dover Lifeboat Station

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
4.43pm 13 August 2017
1.22pm 11 August 2017
4.04pm 30 July 2017
5.45am 28 July 2017
1.40pm 25 July 2017
11.20am 13 July 2017
4.59pm 7 July 2017
12.16am 3 July 2017
2.18am 1 July 2017

Today's weather

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Next tide

Wed 22 Nov
High: 12:42am 6.4m
Low: 7:49am 1.3m
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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

Roy Couzens

Visitor contact phone number

01304 204280

Shop hours

April–December
Sunday
10am–4pm

Shop phone number

01304 219046

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News and media from Dover Lifeboat Station

Report of a body sparks Walmer RNLI lifeboat launch
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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Walmer RNLI lifeboat joins search for missing kayakers
The Walmer RNLI lifeboat crew locate the missing kayakers on the beach.
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Walmer RNLI lifeboat joins search for missing kayakers
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