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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Stranraer Lifeboat Station

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
1.50am 10 February 2019
6.56pm 29 November 2018
11.12pm 11 October 2018
2.42pm 14 September 2018

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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
Stranraer
Wigtownshire
DG9 0EB

Station phone number

01776 705806

Visiting times

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

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