Coast Guard monitors Bald Head Island ferry refloating – video

Coast Guard monitors Bald Head Island ferry refloating - video
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard Station Oak Island boat crew oversaw the refloating of the Bald Head Island Ferry Adventure Thursday in the vicinity of Battery Island near Southport, N.C. At approximately 8:30 a.m. during high tide, the crew aboard the tugboat Cape Hatteras from the Moran Towing Company pulled the Adventure ferry free and towed the ferry up the Cape Fear River to Wilmington Marine...

Coast Guard monitors Bald Head Island ferry salvage

Coast Guard monitors Bald Head Island ferry salvage
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is monitoring salvage attempts Wednesday of the Bald Head Island Ferry Adventure, which ran aground Tuesday in the vicinity of Battery Island near Southport, N.C. Personnel from Bald Head Island Transportation attempted to re-float the Adventure at approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday during high tide without success. The owner of Bald Head Island Transportation is...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to ferry grounding near Battery Island, NC

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to ferry grounding near Battery Island, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a report of multiple injuries after the Bald Head Island Ferry Adventure ran aground Tuesday in the vicinity of Battery Island near Southport, N.C. The crew of the Adventure, a 64-foot ferry, contacted Coast Guard Station Oak Island watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 9 a.m., reporting they ran aground and...