The 150 foot long, 275 gt ro-ro ferry Frisco went aground in rough seas in Hatteras inlet near Hatteras Island. The ferry remain aground for several hours before it was able to be refloated. No reports of injuries to the 35 passengers and six crew on board. The Coast Guard was notified of the incident and provided assistance while the Frisco was aground. Conditions worsen suspending all ferry service in the area later the same day. No reports of damage or pollution released.
- NC ferry runs aground in rough seas (sfgate.com)