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What Do The Coastguard Look Like In Your Area  
User currently offlineNighthawk From UK - Scotland, joined Sep 2001, 5093 posts, RR: 35
Posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2311 times:

Well, we have had fire engines, ambulances and police cars, so better not forget about the 4th emergency service - Coastguard.

What do they look like in your area? Heres Fort Williams Coastguards new toy:


Appologies to Switzerland, Austria and all other landlocked countries - probably best you leave this thread now  Silly


That'll teach you
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User currently offlineLeezyjet From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 4041 posts, RR: 54
Reply 1, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2303 times:



Quoting Nighthawk (Thread starter):
better not forget about the 4th emergency service



 Wink



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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8625 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2273 times:

The Patrol Boat:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v449/Diesel2004/United%20States%20Navy/100_1249.jpg

The Cutter:



Motor Lifeboat: Old Version

Coast Guard boat in Newcastle, NH

Motor Life Boat: New Version

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u130/hlh111/Nags%20Head/IMGP1132138.jpg

Kinghunter



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User currently offlineKhelmDTW From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 269 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2266 times:

Ah, yes, the good old USCG

They have a VERY strong presence in MI, since it has more coastline than anyone.
Granted, some of these ships are retired, but they all served here, and have newer ships that have replaced them.

Maritime
http://www.whisprwave.com/file-745432.jpg
http://pics4.city-data.com/cpicc/cfiles19590.jpg
http://www.mightymac.org/06mackinawmuseum1.jpg


http://www.check-6.com/gallery/img/ships/uscg_lifeboat_bsmith.jpg

Aerial
http://cdn-www.airliners.net/photos/photos/9/7/6/1251679.jpg
http://cdn-www.airliners.net/photos/photos/7/9/5/1175597.jpg

[Edited 2008-03-11 17:21:11]


In Thrust We Trust
User currently offlineAirTranTUS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2260 times:

We call it the Border Patrol out here.  Smile



User currently offlineRara From Germany, joined Jan 2007, 2010 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2254 times:

Like so:





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User currently offlineKhelmDTW From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 269 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2251 times:



Quoting AirTranTUS (Reply 4):
We call it the Border Patrol out here.

Oh yeah, we've got that too. All those dang Canadians sneaking across the border  sarcastic 





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User currently offlineKPWM From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2288 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2247 times:

http://www.boatingsf.com/photos/102005/IMG_0679_edited-1.jpg



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User currently offlineCALTECH From Poland, joined May 2007, 2008 posts, RR: 27
Reply 8, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2234 times:



Quoting KhelmDTW (Reply 3):
They have a VERY strong presence in MI, since it has more coastline than anyone.

If you are talking the 50 U.S. states, Alaska has Michigan beat, 6640 miles to 3288 miles.



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User currently offlineNeilYYZ From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2218 times:

Canada's Coast Guard -



User currently offlineShyFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2218 times:


U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle (WIX-327)

http://www.uscg.mil/datasheet/wixtrain.asp


User currently offlineKhelmDTW From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 269 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2215 times:



Quoting CALTECH (Reply 8):
If you are talking the 50 U.S. states, Alaska has Michigan beat, 6640 miles to 3288 miles.

Good catch, I'm thinking contiguous US. Really it should go with out saying, Alaska has everyone beat at just about everything.



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User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2336 posts, RR: 9
Reply 12, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2209 times:



Quoting Rara (Reply 5):

Haha... best video EVER!!!  Big grin



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User currently offlinePSPfan From Netherlands, joined Mar 2008, 114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2170 times:
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