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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

12.46pm 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
6.36pm 18 August 2023
8.17pm 17 August 2023
8.04pm 15 August 2023
11.09am 10 August 2023
11.00am 10 August 2023
10.52am 10 August 2023

Today's weather

4°C Sunshine
Min: -1°C Max: 4°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

Emma Cato receives her commemorative ships bell from crewmember Donald Matheson
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Ships bell for Oban lifeboat baby as she turns 18
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Four coxswains in their yellows standing on the quayside below the new Oban lifeboat which is out of the water in a cradle
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Training ramps up for Oban RNLI
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A group of new fundraisers from SAMS joined by members of the team
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SAMS divers join Oban RNLI Team
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The ship's bell in the foreground and new Oban lifeboat ion the background
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Bellringing as new Oban lifeboat is completed
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