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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Oban Lifeboat Station

2.09pm 12 August 2019
9.49am 11 August 2019
4.30am 9 August 2019
7.42pm 31 July 2019
5.44pm 25 July 2019
7.46pm 23 July 2019
12.56pm 23 July 2019
9.11am 23 July 2019
4.14pm 21 July 2019
4.16pm 20 July 2019
4.37am 18 July 2019
9.17pm 17 July 2019
9.29am 17 July 2019
9.25am 17 July 2019
8.49pm 15 July 2019
12.29pm 14 July 2019
12.41pm 12 July 2019
1.01pm 7 July 2019
5.06pm 1 July 2019
9.09am 1 July 2019

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 14°C
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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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