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F/V Caressa Mae Ocracoke Inlet, NC

3XFH+5M Ocracoke, NC, USA | 2021-Oct-21

Initial Notification: At 3:45 pm on 21 October 2021, USCG Sector North Carolina notified the NOAA SSC that the F/V Caressa Mae, an 88 ft steel hull vessel with 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board lost power and went aground in Ocrakoke Inlet. USCG has requested a trajectory.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel Fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 2,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 35° 4.38′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 1.25′ West