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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Gravesend Lifeboat Station

10.53pm 9 April 2021
6.19pm 31 March 2021
12.49pm 31 March 2021
12.41pm 31 March 2021
11.49am 31 March 2021
11.20am 31 March 2021
7.57pm 26 March 2021
6.59pm 24 March 2021
1.18pm 16 March 2021
7.05pm 15 March 2021
12.43am 28 February 2021
12.00pm 25 February 2021
8.19am 24 February 2021
7.47pm 10 February 2021
5.28pm 3 February 2021
12.24pm 31 January 2021
1.58am 27 January 2021
1.33am 20 January 2021
12.55am 17 January 2021
2.57pm 9 January 2021

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 1°C Max: 8°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

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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