RNLI Stranraer Lifeboat Station

Stranraer Lifeboat Station

Established as a seasonal lifeboat station in 1974, Stranraer’s D class inshore lifeboat covers an area from Ballantrae to the Mull of Galloway. Located on the shore of Loch Ryan, it now provides a full 365-day service.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Stranraer Lifeboat Station

8.54pm 4 February 2021
8.14pm 1 February 2021
6.51pm 29 October 2020
1.21pm 28 October 2020
10.32am 8 September 2020
10.26am 8 September 2020
10.26am 8 September 2020
3.42pm 8 August 2020
8.26am 1 August 2020
5.04pm 20 June 2020
3.07pm 20 June 2020
11.39am 19 June 2020
9.19pm 14 May 2020
7.12pm 17 February 2020
7.12pm 17 February 2020
5.26pm 10 February 2020
1.15pm 5 August 2019
1.15pm 5 August 2019
7.09am 4 June 2019
11.11pm 15 May 2019

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: -1°C Max: 8°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

Stranraer Lifeboat Station
Foreland Place

Station phone number

01776 705806

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

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