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Live updates as Russian ship Kuzma Minin runs aground off Falmouth

By Steven Smith

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    A cargo boat has run aground off Falmouth this morning.
  • The Russian registered vessel Kuzma Minin, built in 1980, is 180 metres long and ran into difficulties in the stormy conditions.
  • It is believed to have run aground at around 5.30am between Swanpool and Gyllyngvase Beach.
  • Coastguard's pilot boats are at the scene.
  • Updates below as we get them.