Dungeness lifeboat station

Dungeness Lifeboat Station

Dungeness Lifeboat Station was the first to receive the RNLI Shannon class lifeboat. The Morrell was named on 31 May 2014 by HRH The Princess Royal. The station has a rich history. In 1940, the Dungeness lifeboat was one of 19 that took part in the evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk in northern France. And through the 1950s the station was famous for its Lady Launchers - local women who helped haul the lifeboat down to the sea, and recover her.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Dungeness Lifeboat Station

6.56pm 3 March 2023
6.24am 12 February 2023
9.48am 7 February 2023
8.46am 17 December 2022
10.25am 14 December 2022
2.21am 14 December 2022
5.52am 10 December 2022
4.54am 9 December 2022
6.26pm 13 November 2022
10.50am 27 October 2022
6.19am 23 October 2022
10.19am 12 October 2022
4.31pm 11 October 2022
11.15am 10 October 2022
9.17am 3 October 2022
10.58am 30 September 2022
8.52am 23 September 2022
7.44am 22 September 2022
9.10am 21 September 2022
4.35am 21 September 2022

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Dungeness lifeboat station
Romney Marsh
TN29 9ND

Station phone number

01797 320317


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By arrangement

Visitor contact

Vicky Morgan

Visitor contact phone number

01797 320317

Shop hours

Saturday and Sunday (subject to volunteer availability) 12noon–4pm, from March-December.
From 6 March–12 December, Wednesday and Thursday 12 noon–4pm (subject to volunteer availability)

News and media from Dungeness Lifeboat Station

a blue and orange lifeboat is sitting on a blue and orange carriage whilst the tractor pushes the boat out to sea
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Dungeness RNLI called to ‘yacht taking on water’
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Dungeness RNLI lifeboat responds to a 999 call
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