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Lifeboat Station : Arbroath

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Shore Arbroath

DD11 1PD


(01241) 873235

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    • Explore stations are normally open all year and have an RNLI gift shop
    • Discover stations are normally open during the summer months
    • Observe stations may be open by appointment only
    • RNLI Beach Lifeguard area

    Visitor Contact

    Allan Russell (Groups Stuart Fergusson)

    01241 873235

    Station Opening Times

    10am - 4pm Monday - Friday


    Seasonal Tel: 01241 431585



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    About this station

    Celebrating over 200 years as a lifeboat station, Arbroath is one of the oldest stations in Scotland and its crews have been honoured with seven awards for gallantry. The station has also seen tragedy with seven lifeboat crew losing their lives saving others.

    Recent launches in scotland (BST)

    • 11/12/2007

      Wick - 21:13
    • 10/12/2007

      Kinghorn - 16:25
    • 10/12/2007

      Fraserburgh - 14:19

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