Details for Rose's Marine

Rose's Marine

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Average rating 4.8 stars from 9 reviews

Address 375 Main St
Gloucester, MA 01930

Phone978-283-3334 toll free: 877-283-3334

After hours contact

Facility type

Marina - NO
Club - NO
Fuel - YES
Repair - YES
Municipal - NO
Other - NO


VHF channel



Email contact;

Owner, manager

Frank Rose



Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - YES

Payment info

Payment discounts

Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Year round

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Tide & current additional info


Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: Unknown
Fuel dock: Unknown

Other depth info:

Dock typesWood - NO
Concrete - NO
Floating - NO
Fixed - NO
T/Alongside - NO
Other - NO

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

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Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

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Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

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AC power30 amp - NO
50 amp - NO
100 amp - NO

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Cable TV (and pricing)

Phone hookup (and pricing)

Water (and pricing)

Dinghy access

Liveaboard info


Fuel brand: Rose's mobile fuel tanker usually has the best price in Gloucester. Call 'Captain Dave'; on VHF 10. Usually tied up near Rose's boatyard. Try this number for fuel price: 978-283-3334.

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info: No gas.

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info: Price includes 6.25% tax.


Pets welcomeUnknown

Other pet info:

Disability access

Yes - Handicap access to ships store.

Launch service

Pump out



Yes - Trash disposal availibility to hauled boat customers.









Yes - Complete ship's store with hydraulic repair capability.



Hotels or motels


Repair capabilities

Yes - general boat repairs - welding, machining and fabrication, painting, hydraulics, steering and control systems, etc. No engine repair.

Haul out capabilities

Yes - 350 ton capacity syncrolift, 70 ton Travel lift, marine tanker barge, mobile refueling capability.

Captain Molly Blossom reported Sept. 2010: 'On 9/2/10 haul, launch and block cost $9/ft. Pressure wash cost $100 for 42ft trawler.'

Storage facilities

Yes - Winter storage capability.

Fishing supplies

Yes - Some commercial fishing supplies, mosty lobster gear.

Chartering capabilities

Yes - Whale watch boat docks at the yard.

Internet access

Boat ramp availability



Other services


Reviews for Rose's Marine
Locals go to place, 2016-06-28
Captain: , Gloucester MA (23)

This is a no frills hard core Marine hardware supply, repair, fuel, machining enterprise. Staff is extremely knowledgable. If your transient and need something make sure you take their number down.

Cheapest Diesel I Have Ever Paid, 2015-07-27
Captain: , Annapolis (131)

Called Rose's they told me diesel was $2.11 plus tax. Tied up to the fuel barge that was also fuelling on of the large fishing boats. The attendant was very helpful and didn't seem at all put out with me taking on only 40 gal. Will definaely be back here again to fuel up.

Price is right!, 2015-06-14
Captain: , Camden, Maine (741)

I paid $2.50/gal with tax for 100 gallons of diesel on 6/10, and doubt it was any cheaper anywhere within several hundred miles. The staff at Rose's is helpful (I called ahead) but right now a dilapitated vessel is tied up across the slip from the Capt Dan fuel barge leaving only about 16 feet in between. So it's a little tight getting alongside the barge. Picture here:

Great Fuell Option, 2012-09-11
Captain: , Hilton Head, South Carolina (533)

Rose's has a barge here which services the fishing fleet so fuel is always freash. I found good prices, very good prices. Plus its easy in/out plus good service. Its my favored stop now going to Maine.

solid ships store, 2012-07-21
Captain: , Hampton, VA (2502)

Has what you need as long its not fluff or vacation apparel. Knowledgable counter. Diesel fuel seems competitive for large quantities

Outstanding place, 2011-06-06
Captain: , Gloucester, MA (806)

This is the best marine store I've seen. You won't find dished and glasses with anchors on them, but if there is anything your boat needs to make it run, they either have it, can get in next day, or can make it. Prices are excellent across the board.

Helpful Boatyard-Even for Yachties, 2010-09-04
Captain: , Gloucester, Mass. (799)

We called on short notice requesting haulout because of approaching hurricane. Yard Manager Frank was very accomodating and got us hauled quickly. While the yard has few fancy amenities, it's no a nonsense good yard right in downtown Gloucester.

The place to get your boat repaired, 2010-04-23
Captain: , Ipswich, MA (318)

This is not a marina, but a working boatyard for the big boys. You cannot find a better yard, these guys know what they are doing. It has a COMPLETE MACHINE SHOP, and can fabricate shafts from scratch. If you have a running gear problem this is the place. The store has everything you can imagine, and a lot more. But, it is definately commercial, so don't expect to be handheld.

great all around service, 2008-12-29
Captain: , GLOUCESTER (23)

Great place to re-equip especially for commercial boats - deisel dock & moble refueling as quick turn around on hydraulic repair and shaft machining services

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