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Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels Association (ERRVA)
Represents owners and operators of emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV's). Information about these vessels and companies, their role and services, and contact details.
National Coastwatch Institution
A voluntary organisation set up in 1994 to restore a visual watch along UK shores after many small Coastguard stations closed. Includes locations, web cams, and press releases.
The Royal Air Force - No 202 Squadron
A history of the squadron, with information about its current search and rescue operations and capabilities.
The Royal Air Force - No 22 Squadron
A history of the squadron, charged with Search and Rescue operations since 1955; includes information about their current capabilities.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
A voluntary organisation dedicated to saving lives at sea around the coasts of Britain and Ireland. Information about lifeboat stations and lifeboats, lifeguard units, volunteering and fundraising; also includes safety information, media resources, and contact details.
Royal Navy - Search and Rescue
Information about the Fleet Air Arm's Search and Rescue operations, resources and capabilities; details of HMS Gannet (Prestwick), and 771 Naval Air Squadron (based at RNAS Culdrose).
RNLI crews remember 125th anniversary of Mexico disaster
The BBC recalls the RNLI’s worst disaster, on 9 December 1886, when rescuing the crew of the German barque Mexico cost the lives of 27 volunteer lifeboat crewmen. (December 11, 2011)
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