The Ipswich Harbormaster mission is to provide marine law enforcement, search & rescue operations and educational services to boaters operating within the waters of Ipswich Bay and our tributaries. We are dedicated to delivering these services to the boating community with courtesy and professionalism. Our goal is to foster a safe boating environment by maintaining a high state of readiness and cultivating partnerships with fisherman, clammers, recreational boat owners, and other marine law enforcement agencies within Ipswich Bay
Staff & Fleet
The Ipswich Police Harbor Division consists of police officers and 2 civilian employees. The Harbor Division fleet consists of a
25 foot Safe Boat
21 foot pump out boat
16 foot aluminum boat
Kawasaki Jet ski
The patrol boat along with the jet ski patrol 27 miles of the Ipswich coastline and the Ipswich river. Additionally the Police Harbor Division manages over 900 moorings located in Ipswich.
The Police Harbor Division monitors VHF Channels 9 and 16.