Contacting the R/V Delaware II

The R/V Delaware II is operated by the National Marine Fisheries Service. Woods Hole, Massachusetts is its home port.

Emergency numbers

In an emergency situation (e.g. death of a relative), if you need to contact a scientist on board the ship while at sea, the vessel may be reached by telephone (via satellite). Please be advised, however, that the charge per minute to the caller is approximately $10. The following numbers should be used in an urgent situation only.

When the vessel is at the dock at Woods Hole, MA, the telephone number is 508/495-2000. Ask the operator to connect you to the ship.

Other contacts include:

Charles Byrne, Port Office
Vessel Coordinator
tel.508/495-2224, FAX: 508/495-2258, internet:

Lt. Jason Maddox, Port Captain
tel. 508/495-2298 FAX: 508/495-2258

Last updated: August 29, 2000