Salem Wharf Port Infrastructure

Fred Olsen Balmoral in port in Salem, Massachusetts. September 2015. Photo: Kate Fox

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Address: 10 Blaney Street, Salem, Massachusetts 01970 USA

Latitude / Longitude: 42°31’ N / 70°42’W

Access: 4.2 Miles (6.8 KM) from Route 128 / Interstate 95

Berthage: Maximum 800 FT (244M)

Berthage Depth: 15 - 26 FT (4.57 - 7.92 M) Dredge

Anchorage: Deep Water (38 FT), Anchor alongside.

Tidal Range: Normal: 9 FT | Extreme: -1.7 to +11.2 (MLLW)

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Water Availability: Yes

Lighting: Yes

Recycling: Upon Request

Bunkering: Yes

Medical Services: North Shore Medical Center, 2.5 M (4KM) from Wharf, an affiliate of Mass General Hospital        

Shore Side Amenities: .3  MI / .4 KM from Salem Maritime, the National Park in Salem, .5 MI / 1 KM from the Salem Regional Visitor Center.  Trolley transportation, combination tickets, ferry and train connection to Boston are available.

Available Itineraries
Discover Salem – An overview of Salem’s rich history
Salem Witch Trials of 1692 – Lessons of tolerance from this dark period in American history
Entrepreneurs & The Great Age of Sail – Experience the prosperity of Salem’s 18th century sea captains
Literary Salem – From Nathaniel Hawthorne to Brunonia Barry and Kathleen Kent, Salem has inspired fiction for centuries
American Architecture in Salem – Explore First Period, Colonial Revival and an unrivaled collection of American Federalist homes.

Seabourn Quest arriving in Salem, Massachusetts, coming around Pickering Light in October 2014. Photo: Kate Fox


Port Reservations: Kathy Winn, City of Salem Planning Department
(978) 745-9595 |

Harbormaster: Captain William McHugh
(978) 741-0098 |

Shore Excursions / Office of Tourism: Kate Fox, Destination Salem
(978) 741-3252 |