Coast Guard assists 6 from aground vessel in Hatteras Inlet
The Coast Guard assisted six people after a 46-foot charter vessel ran aground in Hatteras Inlet Saturday.
Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a report via
VHF-FM channel 16 of an aground vessel, the Nancy K, with eight people
aboard at approximately 6:45 a.m.
Sector North Carolina watchstanders dispatched a 25-foot response boat
- small crew from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet to assist. Another
charter vessel in the area removed the captain of the vessel with
reported facial injuries sustained from the grounding. He was taken to
Outer Banks Hospital in Nags Head.
The RB-S crew arrived on scene and removed the six passengers from the
vessel and took them back to the station where they were met by local
Emergency Medical Services.
Sea Bear, a charter vessel, freed the Nancy K from its grounding, and
the Nancy K arrived at Scott Boatyard and Marina in Buxton under its