Category Archives: Coastguard

Her Majesty’s Coastguard operate boats, helicopters and land vehicles to provide emergency support at sea and to coastal areas. They are responsible for coordinating rescues.

HF51 LVR A Nissan Terrano II that is based on Northumberland’s Holy…

HF51 LVR A Nissan Terrano II that is based on Northumberland’s Holy Island or Lindisfarne. The island can be accessed by a causeway twice a day during low tide, but outside of these times it is a true island.
The rear view. Notice the red lights integrated into the roof light bar. In the background is the small base for the vehicle.
Looking over the bonnet of the Terrano at Lindisfarne Castle, one of many castles down the Northumberland coastline.
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P462 WCG This is a 1996 Nissan Terrano II used by HM Coastguard …

P462 WCG This is a 1996 Nissan Terrano II used by HM Coastguard on the island of Tresco, Isles of Scilly. Still operational in 2011, this 4×4 is one of a small number of motorised vehicles on the island. A small white tube can be seen connected to the front which keeps the battery topped up.

The rear view.

This is a trailer towed by the Terrano above. It is in the usual Coastguard colours and carries additional rescue equipment. If required it can be towed by other vehicles.
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