RNLI Stromness Lifeboat Station

Stromness Lifeboat Station

Established in 1867, Stromness Lifeboat Station is one of three all-weather lifeboat stations on Orkney. The station operates a Severn class all-weather lifeboat from Pier Head in the centre of the town.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Stromness Lifeboat Station

1.16pm 16 September 2018
12.56am 5 September 2018
3.25am 10 August 2018
10.34am 24 July 2018
2.46pm 7 July 2018
2.40pm 7 July 2018
3.31pm 27 December 2017
5.30pm 3 September 2017
8.50pm 2 September 2017
7.08pm 3 August 2017
5.41am 15 July 2017
2.31pm 26 June 2017
6.02pm 17 May 2017
6.10pm 3 May 2017
10.49am 29 December 2016
9.13am 24 October 2016
12.47pm 19 October 2016
12.40pm 19 October 2016
9.36am 6 September 2016
3.18pm 3 September 2016

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 7°C
Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Stromness Lifeboat Station
16 Victoria Street
Stromness
Orkney
KW16 3AA

Station phone number

01856 850279

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday
8am-4pm

Visiting is subject to volunteer availability so it’s worth calling the station to check it will be open when you plan to visit.

Shop phone number

01856 850279

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News and media from Stromness Lifeboat Station

RNLI Stromness commemorates 150 year anniversary
Stromness 150th anniversary plaque
Article Heritage
RNLI Stromness commemorates 150 year anniversary
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RNLI Longhope Lifeboat remember the crew lost on HMS Vanguard
RNLI Longhope lifeboat crewmember paying his last respects at the wreck site of HMS Vanguard
Article Heritage
RNLI Longhope Lifeboat remember the crew lost on HMS Vanguard
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Full-scale sea search was a false alarm.
RNLI Longhope Lifeboat launched this morning on service, heading up Longhope Bay.
Article Sea safety
Full-scale sea search was a false alarm.
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Stromness Lifeboat called out to rescue man fallen from cliff top
The inflatable Y boat approaches the cliffs
Article Rescue
Stromness Lifeboat called out to rescue man fallen from cliff top
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