A fishing vessel that was grounded near ORV Ramp 48 in Frisco was able to become dislodged and has safely moved away from the shoreline, per a recent update from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) on Monday afternoon.
“The F/V JONATHAN RYAN has safely departed Cape Hatteras National Seashore,” stated CHNS in a social media update. “We appreciate the quick response from the U.S. Coast Guard and the vessel’s crew and owner.”
The commercial fishing vessel ran aground in the “hook” area south of Cape Point, approximately 1.25 miles southeast of the Frisco Campground, and had reportedly been grounded since Sunday, November 28.
The National Park Service and U.S. Coast Guard responded to the incident, and there were no injuries reported.