Sheerness Lifeboat Station

Operating from within the old naval port of Sheerness, the lifeboat station operates both a D class inshore lifeboat and a Trent class all-weather lifeboat. Four medals for gallantry have been awarded to the station.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Sheerness Lifeboat Station

3.26pm 28 November 2020
3.43pm 8 November 2020
7.44pm 1 November 2020
7.38pm 1 November 2020
4.43am 26 October 2020
11.54am 18 October 2020
12.32pm 15 October 2020
8.59am 11 October 2020
10.25pm 26 September 2020
10.25pm 26 September 2020
10.32am 22 September 2020
4.48pm 19 September 2020
7.51am 18 September 2020
5.59pm 17 September 2020
10.57pm 15 September 2020
10.01pm 14 September 2020
1.44pm 12 September 2020
6.49am 12 September 2020
6.27pm 8 September 2020
3.20am 5 September 2020

Today's weather

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Min: 8°C Max: 10°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

Sheerness Lifeboat Station
Sheerness Docks
Garrison Point
ME12 1RS

Station phone number

01795 664868



Visiting times

Please contact the station to arrange a visit.

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News and media from Sheerness Lifeboat Station

Article Lifeboats
Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat joins search for missing swimmer
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Article Rescue
Both Sheerness RNLI Lifeboats involved in a life-saving rescue.
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Article Rescue
More callouts for the Sheerness RNLI volunteers
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Article Rescue
A long night for the Sheerness RNLI Lifeboat volunteers
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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?