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

1.25pm 26 February 2021
1.25pm 26 February 2021
1.25pm 26 February 2021
1.33am 17 February 2021
1.24am 17 February 2021
4.28am 13 February 2021
12.39pm 23 January 2021
12.39pm 23 January 2021
9.07pm 7 January 2021
9.07pm 7 January 2021
10.34pm 5 January 2021
10.34pm 5 January 2021
1.39pm 4 January 2021
11.36pm 20 December 2020
5.33am 15 December 2020
5.25am 15 December 2020
12.17pm 27 November 2020
11.52am 26 November 2020
12.01pm 22 November 2020
4.41pm 17 November 2020

Today's weather

9°C Cloudy
Min: 1°C Max: 9°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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Bring hope, even on the darkest days

Coronavirus has delayed crucial crew training and lifeboat maintenance. A kind donation from you could help keep our crews safe and ready to rescue. Will you give us hope this spring?