RNLI Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Station

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

4.24am 16 September 2020
2.24pm 14 September 2020
7.13am 2 September 2020
8.39pm 1 September 2020
3.28am 31 August 2020
1.39pm 29 August 2020
12.13pm 20 August 2020
10.27pm 16 August 2020
10.17pm 16 August 2020
2.17pm 15 August 2020
12.29am 14 August 2020
9.22pm 13 August 2020
10.09pm 1 August 2020
4.55pm 31 July 2020
4.55pm 31 July 2020
3.24pm 31 July 2020
3.24pm 31 July 2020
11.19am 27 July 2020
10.28am 26 July 2020
5.49pm 25 July 2020

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 8°C Max: 17°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

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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