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1. This town on the Thames estuary boasts a RNLI lifeboat station. The town's name has had many different spellings historically, each with a different meaning, among them "End of the grove" and "Count's Sand".
2. This Kent town has an RNLI station, appropriate for a place whose name could mean "door to the ocean". There is also seaside town of the same name adjacent to Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
3. Sharing a name with a famous medieval battle, this town on the southern English coast launches RNLI lifeboats by a tractor on the shingle beach.
4. This RNLI station is located on an English island city, a city with a name shared by cities in the U.S. states of New Hampshire and Virginia.
5. This town on the NW coast of England that hosts a RNLI lifeboat station shares a name with a famous English rock drummer and his band as well as an American luxury car of yesteryear.
6. This town, the most popular seaside resort in the UK, of course has an RNLI lifeboat station. Known for its Tower, Central Pier and Grand Theater, which Lancashire town is this?
7. Sharing a name with the northernmost town in the U.S., this town on England's NW coast enjoys a more temperate climate due to the warming North Atlantic current. This port known for shipbuilding and leisure of course has an RNLI lifeboat station.
8. This city and port of Northeast England lent its name to a WW2 seaplane patrol bomber. Shipbuilding and other maritime trades based on the River Wear gives plenty of business to which RNLI lifeboat station?
9. Residents of which town on England's North Sea coast, known as Scarborians, are rightfully proud of their RNLI lifeboat station?
10. Which RNLI lifeboat station, located in the capital city, is one of five located on the Isle of Man?
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