An enforcer of maritimelaw, in charge of policing the seas within territorial waters.
Other Word Forms of Coastguard
Coastguard Sentence Examples
The customs and political surveillance along the coast is entrusted, afloat, to the Massawa naval station, and, ashore, to a coastguard company 400 strong stationed at Meder, with detachments at Assab, Massawa, Raheita, Edd and Taclai.
The Coastguard was notified and the diver airlifted to a recompression chamber for treatment, with full resolution of symptoms.
A Coastguard boat has located the wreck of an RAF Tornado which crashed into the Humber Estuary on Friday 17th May.
Up to 1908 the personnel was found by yearly drafts of two to three thousand men from army recruits designated by the minister of war; the term of service was 12 years, of which 5 were in the first line, 3 in the reserve, 4 in the coastguard.
Many changes have taken place over the years and coastguard co-ordinator centers of the 21st centaury have been transformed by new technology.