VMR Burketown

VMR Burketown operates out of Burketown at the southern end of the Gulf of Carpentaria some 20 nautical miles up the Albert River. They do not maintain a radio watch. For assistance VTS in partnership with other Squadrons maintain a 24hr listening watch on VHF 16. If in phone range Qld Police Service should be your first point of contact. Masters should be advised that a fee applies to operations that are not of a life threatening nature.
Operational Information
VMR Burketown operates a 9m Stingray with a range of approximately 400 nautical miles. Fire Fly II is equipped with VHF, 27MHz and HF radios. Launch time is approximately 1 hour from Burketown.
Contact Details
Call Sign  Marine Rescue Burketown
Phone  07 4745 5177
Fax  07 4745 5211
After Hours Emergency  0428 388 839
Location  SES Building Beams St Burketown
Postal Address  PO Box 68 Burketown QLD 4830
E Mail burketown@marinerescueqld.org.au
Radio Frequencies
VHF  16