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Gravesend Lifeboat Station

Gravesend Lifeboat Station

Gravesend is one of the RNLI’s newest lifeboat stations and one of four lifeboat stations operating on the River Thames – the first stations to specifically cover a river rather than estuarial waters or the sea.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Gravesend Lifeboat Station

3.44pm 29 November 2023
3.41pm 26 November 2023
6.31pm 25 November 2023
9.16am 23 November 2023
12.50am 17 November 2023
8.01am 16 November 2023
7.17am 16 November 2023
7.19pm 9 November 2023
1.38am 8 November 2023
1.38am 8 November 2023
10.56am 29 October 2023
3.06pm 28 October 2023
8.44pm 26 October 2023
1.32pm 26 October 2023
9.41am 25 October 2023
12.36am 23 October 2023
6.44am 22 October 2023
3.31pm 21 October 2023
6.50pm 15 October 2023
1.32pm 8 October 2023

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 8°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Gravesend Lifeboat Station
Royal Pier Road
DA12 2BG

Station phone number

01474 328465

Visiting times

By appointment only

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News and media from Gravesend Lifeboat Station

Aaron Reynolds sat on the wheel of the orange lifeboat
Article Lifeboats
RNLI gains new volunteer Thames Helm
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Orange lifeboat moving at speed on water
Article Crew training
Gravesend RNLI attend tug boat engine fire exercise with other agencies
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An orange road bike from the rear left, with a Lifeboat sticker on the frame. A cartoon reindeer with a red nose is overlaid. The reindeer is in RNLI lifeboat crew kit: a yellow drysuit and red lifejacket.The reindeer is waving at the viewer.
Article Fundraising
RNLI Kent Reindeer Relay to start with a team from Gravesend Lifeboat Station
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Volunteer Charlotte standing in her lifeboat yellows and red lifejacket
Article Lifeboats
Gravesend RNLI volunteer progresses through the ranks
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