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RNLI Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station operates its Shannon 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 lifeboat launches from Oban Lifeboat Station

10.50am 1 July 2024
6.46pm 30 June 2024
12.45pm 26 June 2024
3.49am 25 June 2024
2.51pm 24 June 2024
11.28am 24 June 2024
5.29pm 19 June 2024
11.57am 17 June 2024
8.24pm 14 June 2024
8.24pm 14 June 2024
12.13pm 13 June 2024
11.59am 12 June 2024
1.06pm 10 June 2024
12.33pm 5 June 2024
6.57am 4 June 2024
3.54pm 1 June 2024
7.36am 31 May 2024
3.13pm 20 May 2024
5.21am 18 May 2024
5.04pm 17 May 2024

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C Max: 18°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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News and media from Oban Lifeboat Station

S crew member pours a quaich of Oban whisky on the bow to mark the naming of The Campbell-Watson
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New Oban lifeboat named at dedication ceremony
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The name plate of Oban's new lifeboat with the words RNLB The Campbell-Watson in black on a white background on a panel against the orange upper structure of the Shannon class lifeboat.
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Oban’s new lifeboat – the woman behind the name
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The Trent class Mora Edith MacDonald heading away from the camera in dwindling light
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Farewell to Mora Edith
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The new Shannon class lifeboat is illuminated with red and blue lights
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New lifeboat begins work as RNLI marks 200 years
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