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Dungeness Lifeboat Station in Kent guards the Channel from Folkestone to Rye Bay and was the first to receive the RNLI Shannon class lifeboat. The Morrell was named on 31 May 2014 by HRH The Princess Royal. The station has a rich history, in 1940...more
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Lifeboat Station Dungeness Road, Dungeness TN29 9NE, England
I’ve been visiting the Lifeboat Station since I was young and always make time to pop in and have a look at the incredible boat every time I visit Dungeness. The volunteers/staff who look after the whole operation are all wonderful and always ready to...More
I visited here specially after hearing good things. It is very easy to find (inside the nature reserve I think)and there is parking outside.
There is a small, but well stocked shop, some great views.
The highlight was seeing the Shannon lifeboat and its tractor...More
We were visiting Dungeness and went to the Life boat station and they had a great open day, stalls, refreshments. Everyone was so interesting. It was well worth the trip. We learnt so. I have about the work of the RNLI
Some fantastic photos of former crews dating over a hundred years. Things were tough in the old days when the boats had to be launched manually- dragged across the beach.
Great pride in the work of crews past and present
A massive thank you to the extremely kind and friendly member of staff that let us in and talked to us in great detail about the amazing boat and station at Dungeness. He was endlessly helpful and enthusiastic. The children were captivated and it made...More
A warm welcome, as to was the welcome from Greatstone lifeboat station on several visits ( not all with grandsons), it’s a fully active station and the 🚣♂️ is magnificent. The station also holds fund raising events ( watch out for the orchestra evening fund...More
We visited the Lifeboat Station briefly last week. The staff were very friendly and took time to answer our questions and it was a great experience for us to see a lifeboat up close! We are fortunate to have people like them who are prepared...More