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RNLI Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station operates its Shannon lifeboat from one of the oldest buildings in Oban. Located in the attractive fishing port and popular west coast holiday town, it’s one of the busiest all-weather lifeboat stations in Scotland.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent lifeboat launches from Oban Lifeboat Station

5.29pm 19 June 2024
11.57am 17 June 2024
8.24pm 14 June 2024
8.24pm 14 June 2024
12.13pm 13 June 2024
11.59am 12 June 2024
1.06pm 10 June 2024
12.33pm 5 June 2024
6.57am 4 June 2024
3.54pm 1 June 2024
7.36am 31 May 2024
3.13pm 20 May 2024
5.21am 18 May 2024
5.04pm 17 May 2024
5.48am 10 May 2024
5.13pm 19 April 2024
2.26pm 14 April 2024
11.21am 13 April 2024
8.30pm 10 April 2024
11.31am 10 April 2024

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Oban Lifeboat Station 
South Pier
Gallanach Road
PA34 4LS

Station phone number

01631 563733


Station parking for crew only. 

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

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News and media from Oban Lifeboat Station

The Trent class Mora Edith MacDonald heading away from the camera in dwindling light
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Farewell to Mora Edith
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The new Shannon class lifeboat is illuminated with red and blue lights
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New lifeboat begins work as RNLI marks 200 years
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Library image of crew aboard lifeboat
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Oban RNLI called out to assist with multi agency rescue on Lismore
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The Shannon class lifeboat travelling at 26 knots in Loch Linnhe
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New lifeboat arrives in Oban
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