Chesapeake and Interstate Pilots 

"Chesapeake & Interstate" The Federal Pilots | PO Box 56380| Virginia Beach, VA 23456-6380
Office: (757) 855-2733 | Fax: (757) 424-3552

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Location - Launch moored in Little Creek, VA midway between Cape Henry, Hampton Roads, & York River Entrance.

All fees for launch services will be added to our pilotage. Please advise us of any changes in the arrival times and give a 3-hour confirmation. Pilots begin radio watches on the launch one-hour prior to the arrival and can be contacted on VHF- channel 16.

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Trash collection and disposal: Launch is available for vessel trash collection and disposal on a pre-arranged basis. Please contact 757-855-2733 for additional information.

Launch is also available for non-pilot related services and hires on a job by job basis. Please contact 757-855-2733 for additional information.

To provide an optimal, efficient, and economical pilot service, we request timely orders and updates for pilot services.

Pilot Boat "Chesapeake": 41ft aluminum hulled, twin engine diesel launch- equipped with VHF radios, radar, chartplotter, depth sounder, & AIS capabilities. Displays pilot boat lights at night. AIS signature - "Federal Pilot".
 

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