Mechanical Issue Forces Amended Schedule for Stumpy Point Emergency Ferry Route Saturday, November 10, 2012

RALEIGH - The emergency ferry route from Stumpy Point to Rodanthe will run on an amended schedule starting Sunday, November 11, because of a mechanical issue with one of the ferries.

The following schedule will go into effect at 6 Sunday morning:
*Departing Stumpy Point: 6 a.m, 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m., 10 p.m.
*Departing Rodanthe: 7 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m, 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

The Motor Vessel Hatteras suffered a mechanical breakdown Friday night, forcing it out of service. The vessel is currently at the NCDOT Ferry Division shipyard and repairs are underway.

Ferry information is available by calling 800-293-3779 (BY-FERRY) and pressing 1, or via Twitter at


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