Coast Guard Service

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The Coast Guard Service, known also as the Coastguard or Coast Guard, was a British coast defence force and naval reserve administered by the Admiralty between 1856 and 1923.

History

Control was passed to the Board of Admiralty by the "Coast-guard Service Act, 1856," passed on 29 July, 1856.[1]

Relative Rank

From 1 April, 1903, the relative rank of Officers and men in the Coast Guard on shore was revised:[2]

COAST GUARD RANK. CORRESPONDING NAVAL RANK.
Chief Officer of Division With, but after Lieutenant
Chief Officer of Royal Naval Reserve Battery With, but after Chief Boatswain
Chief Officer of Station over 10 years' seniority
Chief Officer of Station over 5 years' seniority With, but after Boatswain of 10 years' seniority
Chief Officer of Station under 5 years' seniority With, but after Boatswain
Chief Boatman in Charge With Chief Petty Officer
Chief Boatman With First Class Petty Officer
Commissioned Boatman and Divisional Carpenter With Second Class Petty Officer
Boatman With Able Seaman

Coast Guard Districts

North of Ireland Coast Guard District

South of Ireland Coast Guard District

Kingstown Coast Guard Area

We've first noticed this Area mentioned at the time that the Free Irish State was being formed, which may explain its circumspect nature.

Plymouth Coast Guard Area

Irish Sea Coast Guard Area

Scottish Coast Guard District

Southern Coast Guard District

Eastern Coast Guard District

Western Coast Guard District

See Also

Footnotes

  1. 19 & 20 Vict., c. 83.
  2. Order in Council of 16 November, 1903.
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  8. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 912.
  9. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 689.
  10. Marescaux Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 859.
  11. Marescaux Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 579.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1914). 1914. p. 360.
  13. Barton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 74.
  14. Church Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/420. f. 502.
  15. Church Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/420. f. 502.
  16. Greet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 555.
  17. Greet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 483.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 419.
  19. Fraser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 486.
  20. Fraser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 5.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 423.
  22. Hibbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 103.
  23. Hibbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 309/624.
  24. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  25. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 423.
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  27. Church Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/420. f. 502.
  28. Church Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/420. f. 502.
  29. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89/51. f. 51.
  30. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89/51. f. 51.
  31. Crampton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 350.
  32. Crampton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 350.
  33. Cuming Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 280.
  34. Cuming Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 280.
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  36. Robertson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 447.
  37. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 241.
  38. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 338.
  39. Henniker-Hughan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 383.
  40. Henniker-Hughan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 383.
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  42. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 341.
  43. Alderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 455.
  44. Alderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 455.
  45. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 54.
  46. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 54.
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  48. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  49. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  50. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 419.
  51. Le Marchant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 287/578.
  52. Le Marchant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 287/578.
  53. Baker-Baker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 118.
  54. Baker-Baker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 118.
  55. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  56. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  57. Benson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 240.
  58. Benson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 240.
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  60. Routh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/311. f. 1122.
  61. Routh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/311. f. 1122.
  62. Dare Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 231.
  63. Dare Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 231.
  64. Story Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1236.
  65. Story Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/498. f. 1236.
  66. Boyle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 47.
  67. Boyle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 673.
  68. Keighly-Peach Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 345.
  69. Keighly-Peach Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 345.
  70. Keighly-Peach Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 345.
  71. Keighly-Peach Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 345.
  72. Thorp Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20.
  73. Thorp Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20.
  74. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 419.
  75. Fleet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 101.
  76. Fleet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 101.
  77. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 535.
  78. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  79. Ashe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/39. f. 42.
  80. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 419.
  81. Ashe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/39. f. 42.
  82. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1419.
  83. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  84. Grant-Dalton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 149.
  85. Grant-Dalton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 367.
  86. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  87. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 423.
  88. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  89. The Navy List. (March, 1914). p. 360.
  90. Da Costa Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 266.
  91. Alderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 455.
  92. Alderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 455.
  93. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 318.
  94. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89. f. 1.

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