Emergency Contacts

An orange rescue helicopter hovering above the camera.
Minimizing the loss of life, injury, property damage, or loss by rendering aid to persons in distress and property in the maritime environment has always been a U.S. Coast Guard priority. Photo: NOAA

No matter where on the water, in an emergency, contact the U.S. Coast Guard by VHF radio channel 16 (156.8 MHz) or by dialing 911 if within cell phone range.

Other Useful Phone Numbers

USCG Seventh District Command Center for emergency: (305) 415-6800

USCG Sector Charleston for emergency: (843) 724-7600

USCG Sector Jacksonville for emergency: (904) 714-7558