Fraserburgh Lifeboat station

Fraserburgh Lifeboat Station

Established in 1858, Fraserburgh was the first RNLI station in Scotland. It operates from the rugged north-east coast and the crews have been honoured with 16 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Fraserburgh Lifeboat Station

6.06pm 1 February 2021
6.06pm 1 February 2021
5.49am 18 December 2020
11.24pm 17 December 2020
6.33pm 19 October 2020
4.51pm 29 September 2020
2.54pm 9 September 2020
2.54pm 9 September 2020
7.41am 2 September 2020
7.35am 2 September 2020
11.40pm 4 August 2020
6.16pm 2 August 2020
8.11pm 10 May 2020
7.53pm 11 April 2020
6.06pm 18 February 2020
1.27pm 14 February 2020
3.38pm 13 November 2019
7.26am 15 October 2019
3.14pm 1 October 2019
7.22pm 20 September 2019

Today's weather

8°C Cloudy
Min: 5°C Max: 8°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

Shore Road
AB43 9BR

Station phone number

01346 515162

Visiting times

By prior arrangement only

Visitor contact

Visitor contact phone number


Shop hours

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 11am-3pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday 11am-3pm


Shop phone number

01346 515095

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News and media from Fraserburgh Lifeboat Station

Article Lifeboats
RNLI Fraserburgh called after when distress flares sighted
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Article Lifeboats
Fraserburgh Lifeboat out on the 51st Anniversary of the 1970 Disaster
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Peterhead and Fraserburgh Lifeboats conducting the search
Article Rescue
RNLI Peterhead launched to assist multi-agency search operation
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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?