Dover Lifeboat station

Dover Lifeboat Station

For over 165 years Dover lifeboats have been saving lives and over 30 awards for gallantry have been presented to the crews. Today, the station operates the largest lifeboat in the fleet, a Severn class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Dover Lifeboat Station

2.22pm 12 July 2019
2.16pm 12 July 2019
2.16pm 12 July 2019
2.16pm 12 July 2019
7.15am 6 July 2019
12.13am 4 July 2019
1.33am 29 June 2019
11.20am 27 June 2019
4.36pm 21 June 2019
10.35am 2 June 2019
10.54pm 1 June 2019
5.29am 1 June 2019
8.14am 18 May 2019
7.51am 12 May 2019
7.20am 2 May 2019
11.56am 4 April 2019
7.45am 4 March 2019
12.06pm 27 February 2019
7.32am 24 February 2019
11.19am 18 February 2019

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 15°C Max: 19°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Dover Lifeboat Station
Cross Wall Quay
Union Street
Dover
Kent
CT17 9BN

Station phone number

01304 204280

Accessibility

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Andy Milton 

Visitor contact phone number

07922012041

Shop hours

April-September

Saturday and Sunday
10am-4pm

October-December

Saturday and Sunday
10am-3pm

Shop phone number

01304 219046

Connect with us

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News and media from Dover Lifeboat Station

Dover RNLI celebrates Fête de la Mer in France
Article Sea safety
Dover RNLI celebrates Fête de la Mer in France
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Sunny Funday for RNLI Walmer
Walmer volunteers
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Sunny Funday for RNLI Walmer
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Walmer RNLI carry out a variety of training exercises
Article Crew training
Walmer RNLI carry out a variety of training exercises
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High Sheriff of Kent awards Dungeness and Dover RNLI stations
Brian Wilkinson receiving the award on behalf of Dungeness RNLI
Article Events
High Sheriff of Kent awards Dungeness and Dover RNLI stations
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