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

12.33am 26 March 2020
6.49pm 8 March 2020
1.30am 23 February 2020
1.01am 10 February 2020
11.51am 9 February 2020
10.22am 9 February 2020
10.22am 9 February 2020
3.46pm 4 February 2020
2.26pm 1 February 2020
2.55pm 26 January 2020
8.22am 22 January 2020
10.10am 4 January 2020
10.10am 4 January 2020
7.30pm 3 January 2020
12.07am 30 December 2019
6.52pm 23 December 2019
12.04pm 13 December 2019
2.55pm 8 December 2019
4.29pm 7 December 2019
11.05am 9 November 2019

Today's weather

8°C Cloudy
Min: 4°C Max: 8°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

66 year old collection box still raising money for the RNLI
The Coxswain and Mechanic of Oban Lifeboat receiving a cheque from The Oban Inn
Article Fundraising
66 year old collection box still raising money for the RNLI
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Oban Lifeboat Launches into Storm Ciara
Two lifeboat crew members being hit by waves during a call out into Storm Ciara
Article Rescue
Oban Lifeboat Launches into Storm Ciara
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Liferaft drifting in the Sound of Mull
Liferaft being recovered by Oban Lifeboat
Article Rescue
Liferaft drifting in the Sound of Mull
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Multi-agency response to kayaks drifting in Loch Etive
Oban Lifeboat searching for missing kayakers
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Multi-agency response to kayaks drifting in Loch Etive
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