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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Montrose Lifeboat Station

6.32pm 10 September 2020
2.26pm 2 September 2020
12.13pm 12 August 2020
3.59pm 8 August 2020
3.42pm 8 August 2020
3.42pm 8 August 2020
7.34pm 4 August 2020
7.34pm 4 August 2020
10.14pm 26 July 2020
10.02pm 26 July 2020
10.23pm 25 July 2020
10.06pm 25 July 2020
9.50pm 25 July 2020
9.44pm 25 July 2020
9.13pm 11 July 2020
9.58am 7 July 2020
11.40pm 26 June 2020
4.11pm 24 June 2020
4.11pm 24 June 2020
4.11pm 24 June 2020

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 9°C Max: 17°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
Montrose
DD10 8BD

Station phone number

01674 674341

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

11am-3pm

Shop phone number

01674 672796

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