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

4.35pm 13 April 2021
8.00pm 31 March 2021
12.43pm 17 January 2021
2.15pm 26 December 2020
6.57pm 4 December 2020
7.42pm 28 November 2020
1.50pm 26 November 2020
7.30pm 22 November 2020
4.23pm 3 November 2020
3.41pm 31 October 2020
5.59pm 23 October 2020
9.39pm 21 October 2020
5.28pm 16 October 2020
8.57pm 3 October 2020
12.15pm 26 September 2020
2.53pm 24 September 2020
1.32am 21 September 2020
2.03pm 20 September 2020
11.01pm 17 September 2020
4.09am 29 August 2020

Today's weather

9°C Cloudy
Min: 3°C Max: 9°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

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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