Sheerness Lifeboat Station

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

7.37pm 5 June 2021
5.12pm 5 June 2021
4.12pm 5 June 2021
9.12am 28 May 2021
6.30pm 27 May 2021
2.56pm 27 May 2021
12.24pm 21 May 2021
4.01pm 9 May 2021
3.31am 2 May 2021
2.51pm 24 April 2021
1.45pm 19 April 2021
12.22pm 11 April 2021
5.39pm 10 April 2021
5.39pm 10 April 2021
1.24pm 30 March 2021
10.30am 30 March 2021
1.51pm 28 February 2021
3.27pm 21 February 2021
5.23pm 6 February 2021
8.39am 24 January 2021

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 9°C Max: 18°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

The new Sheerness Shannon 'Judith Copping Joyce' arriving in Kent.
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Unique video footage of new Sheerness Shannon arrival
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The new Sheerness Shannon bedecked in flags is met by the station's Trent class lifeboat.
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A new era at Sheerness RNLI as state of the art Shannon lifeboat arrives
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Stock photo of both Sheerness lifeboats.
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Sheerness RNLI respond to two separate incidents involving the same craft
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?