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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

10.49pm 18 April 2024
9.50am 16 April 2024
4.00pm 14 April 2024
11.18pm 5 April 2024
6.33pm 3 April 2024
2.10pm 3 April 2024
2.53pm 2 April 2024
12.26pm 27 March 2024
4.42pm 26 March 2024
11.13pm 24 March 2024
3.25am 23 March 2024
1.13am 23 March 2024
1.57am 21 March 2024
4.49am 13 March 2024
10.14pm 12 March 2024
10.10am 12 March 2024
10.15am 8 March 2024
3.51am 4 March 2024
8.06pm 25 February 2024
7.31am 23 February 2024

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Gravesend Lifeboat Station
Royal Pier Road
DA12 2BG

Station phone number

01474 328465

Visiting times

By appointment only

Connect with us



Lifeboat Press Officers

[email protected]

[email protected]

Visitor Contact

[email protected]

Fundraising Chair

Adrian Soper

07920 027234

News and media from Gravesend Lifeboat Station

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London Welsh Male Voice Choir President's Concert planned for RNLI bicentenary
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Gravesend RNLI's lifeboat travelling at speed on the River Thames
Article Rescue
Gravesend RNLI tasked to injured crew on board cargo ship
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Gravesend RNLI on scene with Southend RNLI's D-Class Lifeboat
Article Lifeboats
Gravesend RNLI tasked to multi-agency search for missing paddle boarder
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