It’s wonderful that there was a great turnout for Merchant Navy Day in Llandudno! Merchant Navy Day is a special occasion to honor and pay tribute to the contributions and sacrifices of seafarers who serve in the Merchant Navy. These individuals play a crucial role in maintaining international trade and ensuring the safe transportation of …
Coastwatch West Fife are now authorised as a “Declared Facility Status” with HM Coastguard.
It is with great sadness we have to tell you that the past Controller of Happisburgh Coastwatch Station Fred Rendell has passed away. “Fair winds and following seas, to you sir, Stand down your Duty done” RIP Fred.
Sadly have to advise you that Bill Wilson the Manager of Hartlepool Coastwatch Station has passed away. “Fair Winds and Following Seas to you Sir. Stand down, Duty Done“. Sadly the Station has also had to close down due to the shortage of Watchkeepers also.
All stations Berwick Coastwatch would like it be known they are again standing there watches over 3 days a week
Due to the improving situation within the Fife area. Coastwatch St. Monans has resumed full duties as of the 5th April. The crews will operate in family bubbles to reduce risk. We will continue to monitor the local situation and act as required. The (windmill) station will remain closed to visitors until such time that …
Due to the Scottish mainland natiional full lockdown for the rest of January, it’s has been decided for safety reasons to discontinue Coastwatch lookout duties from 5th January. We will however continue to do occasional foot patrols. HM Coastguards Aberdeen have been informed Signed john kinsman OPERATIONS MANAGER COASTWATCH ST MONANS
All of our stations are now open but I am afraid they cannot accept visitors at this time, times of opening may be not the same as before
INFORMATION We have been advised that Berwick Coastwatch will restart its watches on the 1st August 2020
INFORMATION Re Redcar Coastwatch As from 18th July 2020 Redcar Coastwatch are to restart their watches with a reduced service to start.