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

9.35am 26 June 2022
4.44pm 25 June 2022
3.49pm 23 June 2022
2.13pm 22 June 2022
6.09pm 21 June 2022
3.01pm 19 June 2022
12.36pm 19 June 2022
5.36pm 18 June 2022
2.22pm 15 June 2022
12.02am 30 May 2022
9.25pm 29 May 2022
4.11pm 16 May 2022
11.03am 16 May 2022
2.24am 16 May 2022
9.48am 14 May 2022
9.06pm 12 May 2022
3.09pm 12 May 2022
11.24am 12 May 2022
11.25am 10 May 2022
4.00pm 7 May 2022

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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