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

10.36am 16 September 2022
4.29pm 12 September 2022
8.50am 8 September 2022
2.59am 8 September 2022
3.21pm 3 September 2022
8.34pm 1 September 2022
8.14pm 31 August 2022
2.31pm 31 August 2022
3.24pm 26 August 2022
3.36pm 18 August 2022
4.50am 17 August 2022
6.45pm 11 August 2022
12.39pm 4 August 2022
10.01pm 1 August 2022
10.30pm 31 July 2022
2.39pm 25 July 2022
2.38pm 25 July 2022
2.30pm 22 July 2022
4.49pm 19 July 2022
11.54pm 16 July 2022

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 11°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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