Coast Guard station


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Coast Guard station

[′kōst ‚gärd ‚stā·shən]
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In American usage, any building on the coast used to house personnel and equipment for saving life at sea. Also known as life-saving station.
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The blend of history, science, interesting people, ghosts and storms, with the esoteric and practical side of field work is a captivating tale of a majestic Coast Guard station that made the transition from saving lives to cutting-edge scientific discoveries.
multiple shots were fired overnight at a Coast Guard station in Potomac Mills
On 6 December 1998, a strong south/southwest wind had deposited large numbers of specimens of Caulerpa prolifera among the drift at the water's edge just 50 m south of the Coast Guard Station. A single specimen was found attached to the substrate at a shallow subtidal depth of less than 0.5 m.
Joseph River near a Coast Guard station on May 22, 1991.
Consider, for instance, Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, a sentry post at the mouth of the serpentine Columbia River dividing Washington and Oregon.
Commander Paul Ryan Gonzales, the provincial Coast Guard station chief, said they have advised the fishermen to be extra cautious even if there was no weather disturbance.
The Defense chief suggested that a coast guard station be built in Basco and for vessels to patrol the areas regularly.
Jerf Alvarez, of the Philippine Coast Guard station in Maasin City, said teams from the Limasawa municipal government, police and the Coast Guard were now in the area.
According to the preliminary plan, In 2019 the coastal guard ships of the kotka coast guard station (rv-150), The porvoo coast guard station (rv-137) and the porkkala coast guard station (rv-155) will be docked.
A team from the Coast Guard Station in Negros Occidental has been continuously monitoring the vessel for any occurrence of oil spill, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.
Referring to your January/February 2016 article by Valerie van Heest about the 1940 Armistice Day blizzard: At the time, South Haven had a Coast Guard station, and they sent out a rescue boat in search of the two fishing tugs that had been lost in the storm.
Irish Coast Guard station officer Tom Byrne revealed: "The three units proceeded and at about 9.30am Rescue 116 had a visual on the casualty and lifted him onboard and took him to Beaumont Hospital."

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