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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 lifeboat launches from Thurso Lifeboat Station

7.52pm 24 May 2024
10.13pm 22 May 2024
2.03am 22 May 2024
12.41pm 20 May 2024
6.25am 29 March 2024
12.39pm 5 March 2024
11.48pm 2 February 2024
2.40am 26 December 2023
4.53pm 16 December 2023
10.43pm 13 September 2023
10.23pm 24 August 2023
11.46pm 8 August 2023
3.03am 2 August 2023
12.23pm 27 June 2023
12.03am 24 June 2023
8.44am 11 June 2023
5.25pm 4 June 2023
8.55pm 16 May 2023
4.14pm 5 January 2023
10.59am 26 December 2022

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 13°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Thurso Lifeboat Station
Ferry Pier
KW14 7UJ

Station phone number

01847 893433


Parking, disabled access

Visiting times


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

Article Legacies
Scotland RNLI set for RNLI 200th anniversary scroll relay
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Article Rescue
Thurso RNLI Lifeboat in two and a half hour rescue in horrendous seas
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The famous rock stack - Old Man of Hoy - can be seen, illuminated by the sun on the left of the picture. Hoy cliffs behind
Article Rescue
Extra daylight a big help for Stromness RNLI volunteers
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