RNLI Thurso Lifeboat Station

Thurso Lifeboat Station

Thurso is the most northerly RNLI lifeboat station on mainland Scotland where the station’s Severn class all-weather lifeboat launches into the often turbulent seas of the Pentland Firth. Crews have received 17 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Thurso Lifeboat Station

8.37am 21 November 2019
3.50am 15 October 2019
3.47am 15 October 2019
8.55pm 4 October 2019
5.08pm 15 August 2019
6.30pm 26 July 2019
2.37pm 18 July 2019
2.31pm 18 July 2019
12.06pm 27 April 2019
12.00pm 27 April 2019
5.45pm 22 April 2019
5.45pm 22 April 2019
4.41pm 19 April 2019
8.05pm 11 April 2019
10.59pm 1 March 2019
5.12pm 11 December 2018
8.08pm 15 October 2018
8.08pm 15 October 2018
11.51am 6 October 2018
3.57pm 4 October 2018

Today's weather

4°C Rain
Min: 2°C Max: 4°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Thurso Lifeboat Station
Ferry Pier
Scrabster
Thurso
KW14 7UJ

Station phone number

01847 893433

Accessibility

Parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Monday-Friday
9.30am-4.30pm

Shop hours

Shop opening times are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment. 

Shop phone number

01847 893433

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News and media from Thurso Lifeboat Station

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