Lifeboats in Scotland

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Royal National Lifeboat Institution – The RNLI is a charity that provides a 24-hour lifesaving service around the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Volunteer crews give up their time and comfort to carry out rescues in difficult and often dangerous conditions.

Lifeboat Stations in Scotland

Aberdeen Lifeboat – Established in 1802

Anstruther Lifeboat – Founded in 1865

Arbroath Lifeboat – Saving lives since 1803

Isle of Barra Lifeboat – The Barra lifeboat station was established in 1931

Buckie Lifeboat

Dunbar Lifeboat – Established in 1808 – Dunbar Lifeboat Station is also on Twitter

Invergordon Lifeboat

Kinghorn Lifeboat – Established in 1965

Kirkcudbright Lifeboat

Kyle Lifeboat

Largs Lifeboat – Firth of Clyde

Lerwick Lifeboat

Loch Ness Lifeboat – The Loch Ness rescue boat is run by a team of volunteers who live in and around Drumnadrochit.

Mallaig Lifeboat – The most westerly lifeboat station on the British mainland

Montrose Lifeboat

Oban Lifeboat

Peterhead Lifeboat

Portpatrick Lifeboat

Stranraer Lifeboat

Stromness Lifeboat

Thurso Lifeboat

Tobermory Lifeboat

Troon Lifeboat

Wick Lifeboat

Lifeboat Information

The Lifeboat Enthusiasts’ Society – brings together those with a keen interest in lifeboats and the lifeboat service, existing to support the RNLI and provide an interchange of information between the RNLI and members on the many different aspects of lifeboats, past, present and future.

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