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

5.59pm 23 October 2020
9.39pm 21 October 2020
5.28pm 16 October 2020
8.57pm 3 October 2020
12.15pm 26 September 2020
2.53pm 24 September 2020
1.32am 21 September 2020
2.03pm 20 September 2020
11.01pm 17 September 2020
4.09am 29 August 2020
6.21pm 27 August 2020
8.51pm 26 August 2020
2.53pm 20 August 2020
3.38pm 18 August 2020
9.50am 17 August 2020
7.58pm 16 August 2020
6.27pm 12 August 2020
3.01pm 11 August 2020
12.34am 10 August 2020
11.14pm 9 August 2020

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 8°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

Oban Lifeboat Station 
South Pier
Gallanach Road
Oban 
PA34 4LS

Station phone number

01631 563733

Accessibility

Station parking for crew only. 

Visiting times

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

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