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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

12.21pm 26 February 2024
12.54pm 21 February 2024
8.35am 13 February 2024
11.37pm 21 January 2024
3.25pm 3 January 2024
3.55pm 13 December 2023
12.46pm 30 November 2023
1.27pm 8 November 2023
2.12am 4 October 2023
6.31pm 2 October 2023
2.29pm 2 October 2023
1.55pm 30 September 2023
2.58pm 20 September 2023
1.08pm 12 September 2023
4.13pm 6 September 2023
3.20am 6 September 2023
10.07pm 27 August 2023
3.16pm 25 August 2023
8.45pm 18 August 2023
6.39pm 18 August 2023

Today's weather

6°C Rain
Min: 2°C Max: 6°C
Get a 5-day forecast

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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Oban RNLI called out to assist with multi agency rescue on Lismore
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New lifeboat arrives in Oban
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Ships bell for Oban lifeboat baby as she turns 18
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Training ramps up for Oban RNLI
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