Stranded Cargo Ship on Welsh Foreshore – Crew Rescued
Cargo ship stranded on coast of Wales – crew lifted off safely by helicopter
Liverpool Coastguard had received a distress call from the cargo ship ‘Carrier’ telling them they had run aground at Raynes Jetty, Llanddulas (on the coast of Wales).
- The ‘Carrier’ is a 82m general cargo ship. When it ran aground it was carrying a cargo of stones and 40,000 litres of fuel. It is registered in Antigua and Barbuda.
- A dolos (plural dolosse) is a concrete block in a complex geometric shape weighing up to 20 tons, used in great numbers to protect harbour walls from the erosive force of ocean waves