Fishing trawler runs aground along southern Hatteras Island

F/V Jonathan Ryan grounded near ramp 48 off Frisco on Nov. 29, 2021. [photo courtesy National Park Service]

National Park Service staff are monitoring a commercial fishing vessel that grounded on southern Hatteras Island some time early Monday.

The F/V Jonathan Ryan is located near Cape Hatteras National Seashore off-road vehicle ramp 48, approximately 1.25 miles southeast of the Frisco Campground.

F/V Jonathan Ryan grounded near ramp 48 off Frisco on Nov. 29, 2021. [photo courtesy National Park Service]

The National Park Service is working with the U.S. Coast Guard and the vessel’s captain to determine the next steps for removing the trawler before it reaches the beach.

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