Town & Emergency Services

Plymouth Harbormaster

Plymouth MA harbormaster

The Mission Statement of the Plymouth Harbormaster Department is to protect life, property and natural resources upon Plymouth’s waterways. The Harbormaster Department is responsible for search and rescue, response to boating emergencies, enforcement of boating laws, mooring management, educating the public, shellfish management, dockage and maintenance of the town piers. These duties are handled by professional, well trained and experienced Harbormaster Department Personnel.

The Plymouth Harbormaster Department responds to emergencies both on the ocean and ponds. If you have an emergency we can be reached on VHF 16 or call 911 and we can be reached through the Police Department. For urgent needs but not emergencies, contact the Plymouth Police non-emergency business line at 508-830-4218.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm or by appointment. VHF Channel: 16



185 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA