Thirteen Injured After Passenger Ferry Runs Aground in North Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard along with partner agencies responded Tuesday to a report of multiple injuries after the Bald Head Island Ferry Adventure ran hard aground in the vicinity of Battery Island near Southport, North Carolina. The USCG reports that the crew of the 64-foot ferry Adventure contacted Coast Guard Station Oak Island at approximately 9 a.m. reporting they ran … [Read more...]

Man Arrested After Stealing Victoria Clipper High-Speed Ferry in Seattle

Authorities in Seattle have arrested a man accused of stealing a high-speed passenger ferry from a dock and attempting to take it on a joyride across Elliott Bay. The Seattle Police Department reports that a man was able to commandeer the Victoria Clipper IV passenger ferry Sunday morning while docked at Pier 69 on the Seattle waterfront. The vessel was discovered to be … [Read more...]