RNLI Stromness Lifeboat Station

Stromness Lifeboat Station

Established in 1867, Stromness Lifeboat Station is one of three all-weather lifeboat stations on Orkney. The station operates a Severn class all-weather lifeboat from Pier Head in the centre of the town.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Stromness Lifeboat Station

5.21am 16 August 2019
2.24pm 20 June 2019
12.11pm 7 May 2019
1.25pm 31 March 2019
8.25pm 9 March 2019
12.56pm 31 December 2018
5.48pm 1 October 2018
1.16pm 16 September 2018
12.56am 5 September 2018
3.25am 10 August 2018
10.34am 24 July 2018
2.46pm 7 July 2018
2.40pm 7 July 2018
3.31pm 27 December 2017
5.30pm 3 September 2017
8.50pm 2 September 2017
7.08pm 3 August 2017
5.41am 15 July 2017
2.31pm 26 June 2017
6.02pm 17 May 2017

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 7°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Stromness Lifeboat Station
16 Victoria Street
Stromness
Orkney
KW16 3AA

Station phone number

01856 850279

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday
8am-4pm

Visiting is subject to volunteer availability so it’s worth calling the station to check it will be open when you plan to visit.

Shop phone number

01856 850279

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News and media from Stromness Lifeboat Station

Stromness RNLI lifeboat tows trawler to safety
Picture shows the stern quarter of the lifeboat and a long towline back to the casualty - a trawler
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Stromness RNLI lifeboat tows trawler to safety
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Stromness RNLI Lifeboat tows creel boat to safety
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Stromness RNLI Lifeboat tows creel boat to safety
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Stromness RNLI Lifeboat searches for missing walker
A small inflateable lifeboat with two crew members aboard operating in calm water.
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Stromness RNLI Lifeboat searches for missing walker
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Stromness RNLI lifeboat launch to sick crew member aboard Spanish fishing vessel
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Stromness RNLI lifeboat launch to sick crew member aboard Spanish fishing vessel
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