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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 Jeju coastguard sent a 5,000-ton ship to the area and called for back-up from coastguards in Mokpo and Wando in South Jeolla Province.
The crew mustered and the inshore lifeboat was taken on the beach to assist the coastguards with the recovery.
This time Redcar Coastguard was called to reports of a Jaguar stuck at the Boat Park in Marske.
Coastguards have previously called on drivers not to take unnecessary risks on the road to Holy Island.
The Libyan coastguards had intercepted on Thursday evening three other fishing boats with onboard 32 fishermen from Zarzis who departed from the Zarzis city port, according to the local coastguards.
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.
11 (BNA): The third edition of the Border and Coastguard Week has today concluded.
Milford Haven joins the new Coastguard national network and will take on operarions from Swansea Coastguard.
Swansea Coastguard were called to the incident at 5pm yesterday, along with the Welsh Ambulance Service.
Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union refused to let Clyde Coastguard bosses go ahead with the "dangerous" two-day trial.
QUETTA, March 05, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Pakistan Coastguards seized a huge cache of drugs after exchange of fire with the members of an international drug cartel in Pinwan area of Gwadar district Sunday.