|NOUN || a coastguard station | coastguard stations |
NOUN article.ind sg | pl
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- Apparently the next coastguard station along was "Kangaroo", a sister ship of "Beagle".
- Little evidence now remains of the eight cottages and coastguard station (disbanded in 1910) that once stood close to the bay.
- In 1838 there was a coastguard station, a watch house, boat house and signal post at Rinroe pier.
- His grandfather joined the coastguard service, following his navy service, and was posted to the coastguard station at the Sizewell Gap in Suffolk.
- The Youth Hostel doubled for the coastguard station in the 1981 BBC serial "The Nightmare Man".
- The father of writer Annie Hall Cudlip commanded the local Coastguard station.
- Soon after he was born, his father was transferred to Rattray Head Coastguard Station where the family stayed for eight years while Charles went to Crimond School.
- Before the 1860s, Westgate consisted of only a farm, a coastguard station (built 1791 and still standing in Old Boundary Road) and a few cottages for the crew that surrounded it.
- Listed as in poor condition (surveyed in 2000) is Coastal Battery S0011771 (Crosby Point Battery), between Coastguard Station and Hightown, north of Crosby.
- Records show that the Coastguard Station existed at Mothecombe in 1822 with 5 Boatmen and an Officer.
- In 1955 a new Meteorological station was built beside the coastguard station by Met Éireann.
- From 1863, Oldstairs Bay at the south of Kingsdown Beach was also the location for an important Coastguard station and the substantial coastguard houses that remain (which are now privately occupied).
- From 1837 to 1875 it was used as the town jail and courthouse and later a custom house and a coastguard station.
- In late August 1920, the local Coastguard station was attacked.
- This closed in 1932, although the buildings were reused at the start of World War II as a coastguard station.
- Before the pier was built, a lighthouse stood within the grounds of Tynemouth Priory and Castle. It was demolished in 1898. It stood on the site of the now-disused Coastguard Station.
- The early success of the VLB arrangement at Tynemouth impressed the Board of Trade, the Government office with responsibility for safety at sea; the Board recommended that similar arrangements be made at every Coastguard station around the country.
- Coastguard Station at Rame, originally a Lloyds Signal Station, where signalling was done from passing ships to the station by flags during the day and by lights at night; it became a radio station in 1905, then transferred to the Coastguards c.1925.
- Foreland Fields includes Bembridge ledge, an area formerly popular with shipwrecks and smuggling, but also for crab and lobster fishing; there is a Coastguard Station.
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