RNLI Montrose Lifeboat Station

Montrose Lifeboat Station

Established in 1800, Montrose Lifeboat Station is one of the oldest stations in the British Isles. Today it operates both an inshore D class lifeboat and an all-weather Shannon class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Montrose Lifeboat Station

5.40pm 13 June 2021
11.34am 5 June 2021
4.19pm 24 May 2021
6.06pm 21 May 2021
2.27pm 28 February 2021
2.14pm 28 February 2021
8.58pm 16 January 2021
8.51pm 16 January 2021
4.11pm 6 January 2021
6.23pm 7 December 2020
6.23pm 7 December 2020
6.23pm 7 December 2020
3.45pm 4 November 2020
10.43am 20 October 2020
10.43am 20 October 2020
9.28am 12 October 2020
9.28am 12 October 2020
9.28am 12 October 2020
9.28am 12 October 2020
8.43pm 25 September 2020

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 15°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

Montrose Lifeboat Station
Wharf Street
DD10 8BD

Station phone number

01674 674341


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times


Shop phone number

01674 672796

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News and media from Montrose Lifeboat Station

Peterhead's Tamar-class lifeboat inches the casualty sailing vessel to a sheltered berth in Peterhead Harbour, marking the successful conclusion to a lengthy operation
Article Rescue
Montrose, Aberdeen and Peterhead lifeboats link up in epic overnight rescue
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Video Lifeboats
Arbroath and Montrose lifeboats take part in joint exercise
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Race Race at the Harbour Festival
Article Fundraising
Harbour Festival
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