Dunbar lifeboat station

Dunbar Lifeboat Station

Established in 1808, Dunbar Lifeboat Station is located on the south side of the mouth of the Firth Of Forth, approximately 30 miles east of Edinburgh. The crews have been honoured with 12 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Dunbar Lifeboat Station

5.28pm 7 July 2020
5.28pm 7 July 2020
6.17pm 6 July 2020
12.43pm 25 June 2020
6.56pm 22 June 2020
7.40pm 20 June 2020
6.50am 20 June 2020
11.21pm 16 June 2020
11.40am 30 May 2020
11.40am 30 May 2020
2.55pm 16 March 2020
2.37am 9 February 2020
8.56pm 8 January 2020
6.54pm 7 October 2019
6.54pm 7 October 2019
3.46pm 1 September 2019
3.46pm 1 September 2019
2.50pm 31 August 2019
2.50pm 31 August 2019
8.16pm 13 August 2019

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Dunbar Lifeboat Station
Victoria Harbour
Victoria Place
Dunbar
EH42 1HS

Station phone number

01368 863966

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

To arrange a visit, please contact us via our Facebook page or our website.

Shop hours

January-February
Closed

March-October
Monday-Sunday
10am-5pm

November-December
Closed 

Shop phone number

01368 862641

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News and media from Dunbar Lifeboat Station

Busy weekend for RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews in Scotland
Dunbar volunteers respond to one of Scotland's many shouts this weekend
Article Sea safety
Busy weekend for RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews in Scotland
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Dunbar Volunteers Respond to Kayaker in Distress
Dunbar’s ALB boarding boat crew assist in the recover of the kayak during this morning’s incident
Article Sea safety
Dunbar Volunteers Respond to Kayaker in Distress
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Night Shift Call Out to Stricken Yacht
Dunbar ALB safely tows the yacht to Dunbar Harbour.
Article Lifeboats
Night Shift Call Out to Stricken Yacht
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Both Dunbar Lifeboats Tasked to Rescue Pleasure Craft
Dunbar's al-weather lifeboat (ALB) tows a pleasure craft that suffered engine failure back to harbour.
Article Rescue
Both Dunbar Lifeboats Tasked to Rescue Pleasure Craft
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