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

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
11.10am 18 February 2019
10.59am 18 February 2019
10.59am 18 February 2019
10.59am 18 February 2019
12.15am 21 January 2019
12.04am 21 January 2019
1.56pm 28 December 2018
9.12am 28 December 2018
8.17am 27 December 2018
12.42am 27 December 2018
9.27am 25 December 2018
3.12am 25 December 2018
1.41pm 19 December 2018
1.02pm 13 December 2018
7.22am 12 December 2018

Today's weather

14°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C Max: 14°C
Get a 5-day forecast

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

Visitor email address

visitdoverlifeboat@bigburywood.co.uk

Shop hours

April-September

Saturday and Sunday
10am-4pm

October-December

Saturday and Sunday
10am-3pm

Shop phone number

01304 219046

Connect with us

Website

News and media from Dover Lifeboat Station

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
Read more
Busiest year ever for RNLI Walmer volunteers
Walmer lifeboat volunteers
Article Lifeboats
Busiest year ever for RNLI Walmer volunteers
Read more
Dover's volunteer crew assist in rescuing two men from sinking catamaran
Dover lifeboat approaching the catamaran half submerged by the water
Article Rescue
Dover's volunteer crew assist in rescuing two men from sinking catamaran
Read more
An ‘Oarsome’ Celebration to Mark the Halfway Point of Jack’s Epic Journey
Jack and his commemorative oar at Dover Lifeboat Station
Article People
An ‘Oarsome’ Celebration to Mark the Halfway Point of Jack’s Epic Journey
Read more