Sker Point sea tragedy 'a devastating event' that killed 47
A service has marked the 70th anniversary of a maritime disaster in which 47 people died.
The SS Samtampa ran aground at Sker Point, a headland in Bridgend county, on 23 April 1947 after attempting to sail through a force 11 gale.
All 39 members of crew died along with eight lifeboat rescuers sent from Mumbles, Swansea.
A service took place at the site on Sunday, where BBC Wales' Kate Morgan spoke to Ross Martin from the RNLI's Porthcawl station.
- From the section Wales