Peterhead Lifeboat Station

Peterhead Lifeboat Station

Peterhead Lifeboat Station is located on the most easterly point of mainland Scotland and operates in the UK’s largest mackerel and herring port. It currently houses a Tamar class all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Peterhead Lifeboat Station

2.04pm 1 January 2021
10.03am 1 December 2020
10.04am 3 November 2020
1.35am 13 October 2020
12.19am 30 September 2020
6.07pm 26 August 2020
7.10pm 21 August 2020
12.14pm 9 August 2020
2.19pm 5 August 2020
3.12pm 26 July 2020
10.34pm 9 July 2020
6.14am 4 July 2020
5.36pm 30 June 2020
3.10pm 15 June 2020
6.40pm 3 June 2020
3.41pm 30 May 2020
2.51pm 18 March 2020
2.02pm 10 March 2020
2.02pm 10 March 2020
3.27pm 13 February 2020

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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

Peterhead Lifeboat Station
West Pier
AB42 1DZ

Station phone number

01779 473331


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times


News and media from Peterhead Lifeboat Station

Patrick Davidson of Peterhead RNLI passes out as coxswain
Article People
RNLI Peterhead’s longest serving crew member Patrick Davidson passes out
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Peterhead Lifeboat returning from search of coastline
Article Rescue
RNLI Peterhead launched after Mayday relay
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Article Lifeboats
RNLI Peterhead launched after EPIRB alert
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David Weird, Peterhead Lifeboat
Article People
RNLI Peterhead crew member David Weir passes out as Coxswain
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