Cruiseport Gloucester Marine Terminal

Port Parameters for Gloucester, MA USA

NOAA Chart 13281 - Click links for close up maps

Video of Giant Wind Turbines coming Ashore at Cruiseport Gloucester's Mega Dock!

Operating Depth

Cruiseport Gloucester Marine Terminal is a Mega Dock accessed via the North Channel of Gloucester Inner Harbor that can receive freight as well as passenger ships. Vessels up to 500 feet (152.4m) in length and drawing up to 20 feet (6.09m) can be accommodated dockside.

Larger Vessels, up to 1500 feet (457.2m) in length and drawing up to 26 feet (7.9m) can be accommodated inside the Breakwater at Gloucester Harbor.

Still larger vessels can be accommodated in Gloucester Harbor outside the Breakwater. Please contact the Gloucester Harbor Master Web Site for more details on anchorage for vessels over 500 feet in length.

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Tidal Range

Mean tide at Gloucester Harbor is 8.9 feet (2.71m).


Cruiseport Gloucester Marine Terminal has a facility security plan that has been approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Click for Close-up Map Dog Bar Breakwater - Click for Close-up Map Inside Breakwater - Click for Close-up Map Outside Breakwater - Click for Close-up Map
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