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In conversation…. Ian Smith – Lifeboat Station Manager at RNLI Gravesend

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In the second of the series of “In conversation with …” evening talks, join Ian Smith from the RNLI for an evening delving into the captivating history of Gravesend lifeboat station, the boats the crews use and the array of rescue’s undertaken, with some personal recollections of memorable jobs.

Ian is the Gravesend Lifeboat Station manager and lifeboat crew member, as well as being the RNLI historic lifeboat collection manager at the Historic Dockyard.

The evening will be compered by Nick Ball, Collections, Galleries and Interpretation Manager at the Historic Dockyard, and there will be a question and answer session following Ian’s presentation.

This talk is free to attend (you do not need a Dockyard admission ticket) but spaces are limited. Tickets must be booked in advance.

To book click here.  

When? Thursday 4 April
Where? The Mess Deck Restaurant
Time? Arrival from 6.30pm for a 7pm start
Cost? Talks are free to attend but we ask that you book in advance


April 4
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


The Historic Dockyard Chatham
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