RNLI Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station operates its all-weather Trent class lifeboat from one of the oldest buildings in Oban. Located in the attractive fishing port and popular west coast holiday town, it’s one of the busiest all-weather lifeboat stations in Scotland.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Oban Lifeboat Station

8.49pm 15 July 2019
12.29pm 14 July 2019
12.41pm 12 July 2019
1.01pm 7 July 2019
5.06pm 1 July 2019
9.09am 1 July 2019
1.44pm 25 June 2019
1.54am 23 June 2019
6.25pm 22 June 2019
6.05pm 21 June 2019
11.54am 19 June 2019
1.06pm 16 June 2019
7.20pm 7 June 2019
12.40pm 3 June 2019
12.30pm 3 June 2019
4.05am 3 June 2019
9.29pm 27 May 2019
7.59pm 27 May 2019
10.00pm 23 May 2019
6.06pm 23 May 2019

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 5°C Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Oban Lifeboat Station 
South Pier
Gallanach Road
Oban 
PA34 4LS

Station phone number

01631 563733

Accessibility

Station parking for crew only. 

Visiting times

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

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News and media from Oban Lifeboat Station

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