24 Hour Watch Phone Number: (215) 271-4807
The Sector Command Center (SCC) is manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is responsible for monitoring and coordinating all Coast Guard operations within the Sector's Area of Responsibility (AOR).
SCC functions include:
(1) Serves as the single point of coordination for Coast Guard operational command, control, coordination, communications, intelligence, sensor analysis, and data mining (C4ISM) within the Sector's AOR.
(2) Dispatch monitor, and task all assigned resources in the conduct of all security, search and rescue, law enforcement, inspection, casualty investigation and environmental responses within the Sector.
(3) Ensure Maritime Domain Awareness
(4) Coordinate with, and support as appropriate, all federal, state, and local operation centers operating within the Sector Delaware Bay AOR.
Every vessel should be marked with an IF FOUND - CONTACT sticker. In the event that you lose or are separated from your kayak, canoe, or paddle board, it is imperative that you have on both for your safety and to aid the USCG crew who track down unmanned kayaks and vessels.
Methods for Contacting the U.S. Coast Guard to Report a Search and Rescue Emergency: https://www.dco.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/Assistant-Commandant-for-Response-Policy-CG-5R/Office-of-Incident-Management-Preparedness-CG-5RI/US-Coast-Guard-Office-of-Search-and-Rescue-CG-SAR/Contact-USCG-SAR/
CG Boating Safety Mobile App: https://uscgboating.org/mobile/
Local CG Auxiliary: https://5nr.org/
LT Shawn Antonelli
Command Center Chief
OSCS Brian Richardson
Command Center Supervisor