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  Station Oregon Inlet

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Station Oregon Inlet
Highway 12 South
Nags Head NC, 27959
Phone: (252)441-6260


Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet is located on the southwest point of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Park on Bodie Island at Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. The
closest town is Nags Head, which is nine miles to the north. The station has a compliment of 31 enlisted personnel with a Master Chief Boatswain Mate as the Officer In Charge and a Chief Boatswain Mate as the Executive Petty Officer. Station Oregon Inlet is currently located at it's fourth site since it began as a Life-Saving Station in 1883. The present facility was constructed in 1990 at a cost of $3.5 million. The station contains unaccompanied personnel berthing for 10 members, berthing for seven duty watchstanders, a galley, a communications center, and a recreation room. The station is a subordinate unit of Coast Guard Sector North Carolina, which is located in Wilmington North Carolina.

As a Multi-mission unit, Station Oregon Inlet conducts search and rescue, boating safety, law enforcement, and marine environment protection operations. There is a boat crew available 24 hours a day that respond to more than 200 calls for assistance annually. The treacherous waters and adverse conditions of the Outer Banks often catch mariners by surprise. This coastal region is known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" due to the numerous shipwrecks that line the North Carolina seacoast.

24-Hour Operations Center
(910) 362-4015
Search & Rescue, Law Enforcement or Marine Casualty
Oil/HAZMAT Spill, Port Security or other Marine Emergency Report

Last Modified 9/19/2013