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Mechanical problem causes change on NC ferry route

MANNS HARBOR, NC (AP) -

A mechanical problem with the ferry Swan Quarter has led the NC Department of Transportation to adjust the schedule for the Cedar Island-Ocracoke run for the final two weeks of the summer season.
    
The schedule takes effect beginning Thursday and continues through Sept. 29.
    
Ferries will leave Cedar Island at 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. The ferries from Ocracoke will leave at 7:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m, and 9 p.m.
    
There are no changes to the Swan Quarter-Cedar Island schedule.
    
Both Pamlico Sound routes will switch to their published fall schedules as planned on Sept. 30.

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