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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.

HM Coastguard Rocket Rescue Cart

HM Coastguard
Rocket Rescue Cart
This horse-drawn cart was stationed at Bridlington and was built at some point between 1870 and 1910. Equipment carried includes rope ladders, cork helmets, cork lifebelt and rope with a cane attached to one end. Regular exercise drills allowed the volunteers to perfect rescue techniques and prize money was awarded to those who could throw the farthest.

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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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