RNLI Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station operates its all-weather Trent class 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 launches from Oban Lifeboat Station

12.50pm 18 January 2023
8.30pm 31 December 2022
2.20pm 30 December 2022
9.48am 19 December 2022
9.02am 18 December 2022
3.10pm 17 December 2022
6.05pm 5 December 2022
1.29am 19 November 2022
11.15am 11 November 2022
10.17am 5 November 2022
10.55pm 18 October 2022
2.54pm 12 October 2022
12.57pm 5 October 2022
12.52pm 5 October 2022
9.04am 4 October 2022
12.44pm 1 October 2022
4.21am 30 September 2022
10.36am 16 September 2022
4.29pm 12 September 2022
8.50am 8 September 2022

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 8°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

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The Oban lifeboat lies off the town's war memorial.
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Oban RNLI joins local war memorial ceremony
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Three women members of the Oban lifeboat crew stand in front of the Oban lifeboat.
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Searchlight shines on three Oban women
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Oban RNLI Coxswain Ally Cerexhe stands looking over the stern of Oban’s Trent Class all weather lifeboat Mora Edith MacDonald.
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Oban RNLI seeks new volunteer crew members
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