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