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coastguard

1. a maritime force which aids shipping, saves lives at sea, prevents smuggling, etc.
2. a member of such a force
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Coastguard area commander Pete Summers said: "We are very concerned for the safety of this man.
30pm on Sunday after coastguards received a desperate 999 call from a woman in her twenties who reported that she was in the sea at Marske.
The Coastguard Command has also lined up an awareness programme targeting school students from all levels, including lectures in particular.
A total of 11 coastguard officers based at Swansea took voluntary redundancy and a handful have been transferred to Milford Haven.
From 6th March 2015, Milford Haven CGOC and the new national network will start to take on operations from Swansea Coastguard.
Mr Marsden said: "Not a single coastguard has transferred from Liverpool to Holyhead.
Crosby's coastguard base currently sees staff answer 999 calls from people who have asked for the coastguard in the Merseyside area.
Coastguard officers, returning from a separate incident on the causeway, instructed the driver to return to the island as they would not be able to complete the crossing.
Upon arrival the 999 caller informed Humber Coastguard that the two persons were now out of the water and on the beach but required medical attention.
They discussed several issues concerning the implementation of the networking second phase of the Coastguard radar network.
A SHIP'S cook who severed his finger with a knife while preparing food in the Indian Ocean received medical help after calling a British coastguard station.
On the same day, coastguard rescue teams from Ayr, Girvan and Ardrossan searched for a two-year-old girl on Ayr beach, Scotland, for 90 minutes.