OHIO RIVER TRAIL COUNCIL

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Emergency Contacts

Emergency Contacts

Emergency Telephone Numbers

  • All areas Dial 911
  • Pittsburgh River Rescue - 412.323.7260
  • U.S. Coast Guard - 800.253.7465
  • U.S. Coast Guard Sewickley Station - 412.741.1180 

Emergency Radio Use

Distress calls are made on Marine VHF Radio Channel 16, the national distress frequency, using the following procedure:

  • Select channel 16.
  • State "mayday, mayday, mayday".
  • Identify yourself and provide your call sign and boat name.
  • Give the location of your craft.
  • Describe the emergency.
  • If no answer, repeat the same sequence and wait.
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