RNLI Aberdeen Lifeboat Station

Aberdeen Lifeboat Station

Operating from the heart of Europe’s oil capital, Aberdeen’s Severn class all weather lifeboat and D class inshore lifeboat are always ready to respond to anyone in difficulty on or off the Granite City’s shores.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Aberdeen Lifeboat Station

8.44am 27 September 2020
9.14pm 13 September 2020
9.14pm 13 September 2020
12.55pm 30 August 2020
12.55pm 30 August 2020
12.55pm 30 August 2020
12.49pm 30 August 2020
7.04pm 21 August 2020
5.33pm 20 August 2020
5.33pm 20 August 2020
5.33pm 20 August 2020
12.06pm 16 August 2020
8.51pm 9 August 2020
5.41pm 2 August 2020
4.49am 1 August 2020
9.18pm 17 July 2020
9.18pm 17 July 2020
1.09am 2 July 2020
1.09am 2 July 2020
1.09am 2 July 2020

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 12°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Aberdeen Lifeboat Station 
Victoria Dock Entrance
Waterloo Quay
Aberdeen 
AB11 5DF

Station phone number

01224 591658

Station opening times

No access to the public. Secure industrial harbour area. Visit by appointment only. 

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News and media from Aberdeen Lifeboat Station

Aberdeen Lifeboat rescues two surfers being swept offshore by current
Aberdeen's inshore lifeboat 'Buoy Woody 85N' searches off Aberdeen Beach
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Aberdeen Lifeboat rescues two surfers being swept offshore by current
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Montrose, Aberdeen and Peterhead lifeboats link up in epic overnight rescue
Peterhead's Tamar-class lifeboat inches the casualty sailing vessel to a sheltered berth in Peterhead Harbour, marking the successful conclusion to a lengthy operation
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Montrose, Aberdeen and Peterhead lifeboats link up in epic overnight rescue
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RNLI Peterhead launched to assist multi-agency search operation
Peterhead and Fraserburgh Lifeboats conducting the search
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RNLI Peterhead launched to assist multi-agency search operation
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Volley of flares spark Aberdeen Lifeboat search
‘Bon Accord’, Aberdeen’s Severn-class all-weather lifeboat, returning to base from her search following sightings of distress flares at Girdleness Head
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Volley of flares spark Aberdeen Lifeboat search
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