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Macduff Lifeboat Station

Macduff Lifeboat Station

Located in a major fishing port, Macduff Lifeboat Station operates an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat. The launch system for this is unique as it is launched from a mobile crane.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Macduff Lifeboat Station

3.08pm 11 April 2022
12.12pm 2 April 2022
3.26pm 30 March 2022
11.12am 15 March 2022
9.36am 21 October 2021
12.33pm 4 October 2021
4.03pm 7 August 2021
7.34pm 21 July 2021
7.43pm 12 July 2021
6.55pm 10 July 2021
11.05am 8 July 2021
4.42am 19 June 2021
5.30am 6 June 2021
2.09pm 23 May 2021
12.38pm 20 January 2021
2.13pm 19 December 2020
10.12pm 30 September 2020
1.24am 19 July 2020
8.44pm 6 July 2020
3.51pm 26 June 2020

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 14°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Macduff Lifeboat Station
AB44 1RD

Station phone number

01261 833491



Visiting times

By appointment only

Shop phone number

01261 832813

News and media from Macduff Lifeboat Station

Article Lifeboats
Macduff Lifeboat launches to grounded boat
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Prosperity UL 250 being towed in to Macduff Harbour by Buckie lifeboat with Macduff lifeboat astern
Article Crew training
Macduff lifeboat assists stricken fishing vessel
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picture from the back of the lifeboat looking forwards, two crew members look towards cliff face where a thirds RNLI crew member is with police, ambulance and the casualty
Article Sea safety
Lifeboat launches to assist man after cliff fall
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A picture of five of the Macduff Crew standing in a line with their Long Service Medals and certificates
Article People
Long service awards and retirements at Macduff Lifeboat Station
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