Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Station

Established in 1830, Broughty Ferry was the first inshore lifeboat station in Scotland. During the station’s remarkable history of lifesaving, the crews have been awarded seven medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Station

12.01pm 22 November 2020
4.41pm 17 November 2020
11.08pm 14 November 2020
11.08pm 14 November 2020
4.36am 8 November 2020
11.53pm 6 November 2020
11.53pm 6 November 2020
12.21pm 4 November 2020
12.14pm 4 November 2020
12.14pm 4 November 2020
12.14pm 4 November 2020
4.45pm 2 November 2020
4.45pm 2 November 2020
4.45pm 2 November 2020
2.16pm 28 October 2020
11.34pm 24 October 2020
5.29pm 15 October 2020
5.29pm 15 October 2020
5.47pm 12 October 2020
5.47pm 12 October 2020

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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

Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Station
Fisher Sreet
Broughty Ferry
Dundee
DD5 1EF

Station phone number

01382 779956

Accessibility

Disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?