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

11.48am 16 September 2018
7.08pm 24 July 2018
3.44am 18 July 2018
3.55pm 16 July 2018
3.53pm 16 July 2018
11.18pm 4 July 2018
12.51pm 3 July 2018
7.59pm 15 June 2018
1.23am 28 May 2018
11.30am 22 April 2018
3.27pm 7 March 2018
2.48pm 28 February 2018
2.44pm 28 February 2018
12.10pm 1 January 2018
2.30pm 23 December 2017
1.27pm 21 December 2017
10.11am 12 December 2017
10.05am 12 December 2017
12.05pm 9 November 2017
12.04pm 9 November 2017

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 8°C
Max: 12°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

Thurso lifeboat launches to assist 89m cargo vessel aground in Pentland Firth
Thurso RNLI standby to assist a container vessel
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Thurso lifeboat launches to assist 89m cargo vessel aground in Pentland Firth
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Thurso RNLI endure over nine hours in rough seas to aid disabled fishing vessel
Thurso lifeboat comes to the aid of a fishing vessel in very rough seas
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Thurso RNLI endure over nine hours in rough seas to aid disabled fishing vessel
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RNLI Thurso Coxswain retires after almost half a century of service
Wing Munro (front left) with Thurso lifeboat The Queen Mother
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RNLI Thurso Coxswain retires after almost half a century of service
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Thurso lifeboat in search for missing diver off Orkney
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Thurso lifeboat in search for missing diver off Orkney
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