Ship Aground Off Coast of Wales

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

April 3, 2012

A cargo ship, 82 m in length, registered in Antigua, is pinned against the sea defence wall at Llanddulas, North Wales

The ship, carrying a cargo of bulk limestone, with a crew of seven Polish seamen on board was thought to have struck a rock near Raynes Jetty at Llanddulas, near Colwyn Bay during a Force 9 storm, according to the Mail news report.

Two lifeboats have been launched and shore-based rescuers attemp to rescue the crew as heavy waves break over the stranded vessel.

It was not clear what the reason for the accident was.

 

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