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RNLI Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

Ramsgate is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the British Isles. During its lifesaving history, the crews have been presented with over 50 awards for gallantry, the most recent in 2000.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

1.38am 7 December 2023
1.15am 7 December 2023
10.55am 2 December 2023
2.15pm 30 November 2023
5.46am 21 November 2023
8.15pm 20 November 2023
8.15pm 20 November 2023
6.24pm 16 November 2023
9.00am 14 November 2023
10.34am 13 November 2023
10.31am 13 November 2023
6.39pm 11 November 2023
6.55pm 7 November 2023
3.14pm 3 November 2023
10.50am 26 October 2023
10.46am 26 October 2023
10.44am 26 October 2023
8.58am 22 October 2023
12.05pm 18 October 2023
12.00pm 18 October 2023

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 13°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Ramsgate Lifeboat Station
Western Crosswall
Ramsgate Royal Harbour
CT11 9RN

Station phone number

01843 580580


Disabled parking

Visitor times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

News and media from Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

The 'Diamond Jubilee' arrives at Ramsgate escorted by the 'Esme Anderson'.
Article Lifeboats
Arrival of RNLB 'Diamond Jubilee' at Ramsgate’s Royal Harbour
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Margate B class RNLI lifeboat 'Colonel Stock' (RNLI Margate)
Article Rescue
Margate and Ramsgate lifeboats assist grounded yacht
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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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Article Sea safety
Ramsgate RNLI share their life saving skills with Yacht Master students.
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