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Harbormaster
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Harbormaster
Address:
22 Monument Ave.
Swampscott, MA 01907
Phone:
781-596-8872
Fax:
781-596-8851
Emergency Phone:
781-595-1111 or 911
E-Mail Address:
harbormaster@town.swampscott.ma.us
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Assistant Harbormasters
NAME
Mounzer Aylouche
Roger P. Bruley
Geoff Boland
2015 Boat Excise Tax Bills were mailed 11/17/2014, Due 01/20/2015.

2015 Mooring Applications will be mailed to those who have paid their Boat Excise Tax before March 1, 2015.


As the principal public safety officer upon Swampscott waters, the Harbormaster enforces federal, state, and local laws as they affect the waterfront. This encompasses many facets including:

  • With the assistance of the Town Treasurer/Collector and staff, manages the mooring permit system.
  • Establishes mooring equipment specifications tailored to specific vessels for the purpose of assuring vessel safety while at mooring.
  • Inspects mooring equipment to assure compliance to specifications.
  • Places mooring equipment in the harbor to assure proper spacing between vessels while ascertaining that vessels are located where sufficient depth exists to accommodate draft and swing requirements of specific vessels.
  • Patrols Town waters with an eye toward boater and bather safety.
  • Performs rescues at sea from time to time as necessary.
  • Maintains town boat and equipment to assure suitability for mission as an "emergency" vessel.
  • With staff of Assistant Harbormasters, participates in ongoing training through the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council in conjunction with the North Shore Harbormasters Association.

 

Town of Swampscott
22 Monument Avenue, Swampscott MA 01907
Ph: 781-596-8850 | Fx: 781-596-8851

Town Hall Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m.
Friday: 8:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.

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