Two lifeboats and a helicopter were called at 20:30 BST after the ship hit a rock near a quarry jetty at Llanddulas
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Cargo ship hits rocks off Conwy coast

Seven crew members have been rescued from a stricken cargo ship that ran aground off the Conwy coast in rough seas.

Two lifeboats and a helicopter were called at 20:30 BST after the ship hit a rock near a quarry jetty at Llanddulas, near Colwyn Bay.

It is believed the ship is a coaster, which uses the jetty to load limestone.

Chris Eakin reports.

Footage courtesy of View Creative.

  • 04 Apr 2012