RNLI Stranraer Lifeboat Station

Stranraer Lifeboat Station

Established as a seasonal lifeboat station in 1974, Stranraer’s D class inshore lifeboat covers an area from Ballantrae to the Mull of Galloway. Located on the shore of Loch Ryan, it now provides a full 365-day service.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Stranraer Lifeboat Station

6.56pm 29 November 2018
11.12pm 11 October 2018
2.42pm 14 September 2018
1.57am 27 August 2018
11.10pm 16 August 2018
12.25pm 11 August 2018
9.22am 28 June 2018
9.18am 28 June 2018
1.56am 5 February 2018
1.50am 5 February 2018
11.17am 26 January 2018
11.12am 26 January 2018
3.58am 7 January 2018
11.59am 3 January 2018
12.04pm 29 December 2017
10.51pm 1 November 2017
1.26pm 21 October 2017
2.07pm 7 May 2017
9.17pm 6 May 2017
2.06pm 22 April 2017

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 8°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Stranraer Lifeboat Station
Foreland Place
Stranraer
Wigtownshire
DG9 0EB

Station phone number

01776 705806

Visiting times

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

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