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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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The Mumbles coastguard team were deployed to Gower at around 8pm to join Rhossili and Loughor coastguard teams at Worm's Head.
the same day and reported the sighting to the island's coastguards.
The crew lit the lifeboat's searchlights and, coordinated by UK Coastguard, began searching the area of sea that covered where the wind and tide would carry a drifting boat, which extended five nautical miles out to sea from the Tyne piers down to Sunderland.
Rescue teams from Rhyl RNLI and Flint Coastguard were deployed to free them from the mud just before 3.
Steve Hart, senior coastguard operations officer for HM Coastguard said: "This relocation into a shared station reinforces the strong partnership we already have with our colleagues in Cleveland Fire Brigade.
Maritime operation officer Jordan Grebby, of the Holy Island Coastguard Rescue Team, said: "It is important people check the tide times to ensure a safe crossing and do not risk it.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency were leading the operation, with police providing assistance.
The coastguard spokesperson also said the car was only submerged in about a foot of water.
With Coastguard and Lifeboat assistance, the craft was recovered at the slipway.
It resumed at 8am yesterday, with the Mumbles and Port Talbot Coastguard Rescue Teams, police search teams and the Mumbles RNLI all-weather lifeboat all involved.
The Coastguard Command carried out a series of awareness-enhancing functions at Al-Jazair Beach in the Southern Governorate and Asry Coast, in the Dry Dock, Muharraq.
This means Milford Haven CGOC will be connected to the National Maritime Operations Centre (NMOC) in Hampshire and other Coastguard stations around the country, which will be able to offer mutual support during busy periods.