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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 lifeboat launches from Gravesend Lifeboat Station

1.59pm 15 July 2024
8.35pm 14 July 2024
8.46am 3 July 2024
7.56pm 27 June 2024
12.11am 27 June 2024
12.27pm 25 June 2024
3.48pm 23 June 2024
6.19pm 20 June 2024
4.47pm 19 June 2024
8.53am 12 June 2024
12.21am 6 June 2024
7.39pm 31 May 2024
8.54am 31 May 2024
1.34pm 29 May 2024
8.04pm 27 May 2024
11.47am 25 May 2024
12.44pm 22 May 2024
9.07pm 20 May 2024
7.49am 17 May 2024
7.19pm 15 May 2024

Today's weather

30°C Sunshine
Min: 17°C Max: 30°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]

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Visitor Contact

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Fundraising Chair

Adrian Soper

07920 027234

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News and media from Gravesend Lifeboat Station

Adventurer Ed Pratt standing on Gravesend's orange lifeboat with RNLI Commander
Article Celebrities
‘Source to Sea’ Fundraiser Ed Pratt Visits Gravesend RNLI
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Article Events
200 craft to gather on Thames to celebrate RNLI’s 200th anniversary
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Gravesend RNLI lifeboat with Marine Police
Article Lifeboats
Gravesend RNLI tasked to vessel collision on River Thames
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Article Animals
Gravesend RNLI rescues dog from River Thames near Tilbury
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