The MS Serenissima,which went aground on a shingle bank in Oban Bay around 5.30pm on Monday May 20 2013,was refloated around midnight the same day with help from Oban lifeboat.
None of the 61 passengers and 51 crew were injured.
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Two bottles of unique 18-year-old Oban Lifeboat malt whisky exceeded all expectations when they sold at auction.
Find out how much they went for in The Oban Times of March 21 2013 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
A fishing vessel with gear-box failure had to be towed into harbour from the Sound of Mull on Monday February 18 2013. Continue reading Lifeboat aids fishing vessel with gear-box failure
On Friday February 8 2013,Oban Lifeboat Mora Edith MacDonald launched at 7.40pm to help transfer a man to Oban from the Glensanda quarry on the Morvern Peninsula after he became unwell. Continue reading Oban lifeboat goes to aid of Glensanda Quarry man
Loch Linnhe and Morvern
TWO shepherds were thrown into the water on the afternoon of Friday February 1 2013 after their boat capsized on Loch Linnhe,while moving sheep between the mainland and Shuna Island. Continue reading Boat ferrying sheep capsizes in Loch Linnhe
Oban Lifeboat Mora Edith MacDonald launched on Wednesday January 30 2013 into a force 8-9 storm to evacuate a woman in her nineties from the Isle of Mull. Continue reading Oban Lifeboat launches in gale force conditions
Photo Sam Jones/RNLI
Tobermory and Oban RNLI lifeboats joined forces at the weekend,January 19-20 2013,to carry out a joint exercise with Stornoway Coastguard’s search and rescue helicopter in the Sound of Mull. Continue reading Tobermory and Oban lifeboats on joint exercise
At 3:47pm on Thursday January 3 2013 Oban Lifeboat Mora Edith MacDonald was called out for the first time in 2013 to assist a jet ski in Achnacree Bay,Loch Etive. Continue reading Oban lifeboat aids jet skier in first call of 2013
Oban lifeboat was called out on Thursday evening,August 23,2012,to the aid of a French woman from a yacht moored at Oban Marina on the Isle of Kerrera. Continue reading Lifeboat goes to aid of injured French woman
Oban lifeboat Mora Edith Macdonald launched at 6.30pm on Saturday August 18 2012 to go to the assistance of a 16ft Starfish dinghy with one adult and two children aboard. Continue reading Dinghy adrift rescued by lifeboat