Contacting the R/V Delaware II
Delaware II is operated
by the National Marine
Fisheries Service. Woods Hole, Massachusetts is its home port.
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
- Tel. 011 874 154 2525
- Cellular phone: 508 274-3354
- Radio 16 & 13 on VHF, 2182 on HF
- Internet: Scientists_Delaware%Delaware@ccmail.rdc.noaa.gov
- Note: E-mail is uploaded and downloaded at 0900, 1400, and
2000 Monday through Friday, and 1000 and 2000 on weekends.
- Include the recipients name in the subject line
as well as the text so that the email can be correctly
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:
Lt. Jason Maddox, Port Captain
Last updated: August 29, 2000