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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

4.11pm 16 May 2022
11.03am 16 May 2022
2.24am 16 May 2022
9.48am 14 May 2022
9.06pm 12 May 2022
3.09pm 12 May 2022
11.24am 12 May 2022
11.25am 10 May 2022
4.00pm 7 May 2022
9.37am 5 May 2022
2.35pm 23 April 2022
4.39am 4 April 2022
6.15pm 27 March 2022
6.14pm 27 March 2022
12.18pm 15 March 2022
12.13pm 15 March 2022
1.04am 13 March 2022
9.53pm 18 February 2022
4.26pm 18 February 2022
12.17pm 18 February 2022

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 13°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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