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We are the BoatUS Towing provider for Greater Boston, the North Shore and much of the South Shore of Massachusetts. Assisting disabled boaters for over 30 years.View Details

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Marine Salvage

With recoveries of airplanes, helicopters, commercial vessels, research vessels, and pleasure crafts, we have the background to handle any of your needs. View Details

Diving Services

Our team of salvage divers are certified at the instructor level with years of proven experience. We are capable of recovering losses in depths up to 200', in any condition. View Details

Wreck Removal & Disposal

We are fully outfitted to handle the wreck removal and disposal of vessels that have suffered severe water, fire or storm-related damage. View Details

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Search & Recover

Our experience, guided by a systemic approach to the gathering and processing of information, enables us to conduct the most productive searches possible. View Details

About Marine Services, Inc.

TowBoatUS Boston, Beverly & Newburyport is an immediate response boat towing and salvage company operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We are the service provider for BoatUS with locations in Boston Harbor, Salem Sound and the Merrimack River. Our towing service area stretches from the Isle of Shoals in NH to Marshfield, MA and extends over 40 miles offshore. Our salvage, wreck removal, diving and boat disposal services are offered throughout the Northeast, United States.

At TowBoatUS Boston, Beverly & Newburyport, we pride ourselves on being the premier marine salvage company of New England. We are a complete search and recovery salvage operation, providing all of the services needed for locating and recovering underwater losses.

Our searching and diving equipment is completely mobile and ready for immediate deployment, as is our crew. This allows us a response time of a few hours on the East Coast and less than 24 hours anywhere else.

We have a mobile response unit and fully equipped trailerable vessels available around the clock. We also have a network of vessels available nationwide.

If your needs are not well defined, we provide consultation. With our expertise we can review past and present salvage cases and respond to the possibilities of locating and recovering losses. At the same time we can provide options to achieve the best result.

Contact us directly at (978) 465-8876 or through our 24-hour dispatch center at 1-800-391-4869. Boaters on the water can also reach us on VHF Channel 16 or by using the BoatUS Mobile App.

In The News

Salvage Captain: Whale-watching Boat Split Down the Keel

Tugboat and salvage crews on Monday towed the "Massachusetts" to drydock for repairs after the whale-watching boat ran aground Saturday with 174 passengers and crew on board.New details of the rescue emerged from salvage captain Mike Goodridge of Towboat U.S. Boston ...

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Mysterious tugboat sinking under investigation

In what is shaping up to be a mystery on the Merrimack, the Coast Guard is investigating how the SPS Virginia, a 90,000-pound tugboat, sank off Deer Island over the weekend. The tugboat, one of two ferrying crane barges, equipment and contractors to and from the John Greenleaf Whittier ...

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Coast Guard rescues replica pirate ship off coast

U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued a nine-member crew whose replica pirate vessel lost power off the coast of Massachusetts on Monday afternoon, Coast Guard officials said. Liana’s Ransom notified the agency at 12:35 a.m. that the Canadian tall ship’s engines had failed and its sails ...

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