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This was not a fun cruise   Travel by Ship/Boat

Started Jan-7 by Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1); 61 views.

Cruise ship gets caught in middle of winter storm

Thousands pf passengers ended up in a cruise ship nightmare this week.

They were heading to New York from a Bahamas vacation when they sailed right into the fierce winter storm that battered the East Coast.

The Norwegian Breakaway cruise left the Bahamas Tuesday with about 4,000 people on board.

By Wednesday, passengers were facing hurricane force winds and huge waves rocking the ship.

Water was flooding in and pouring down a staircase. Even water from the pool was spilling out.


From: Cstar1


I've never been attracted to the idea of a cruise, but this would definitely put me off.

In reply toRe: msg 2

Yeah, as if the cruise operator had no clue about a winter storm, RIGHT.  This storm was well established for a week or more before it actually arrived, one of the great NO surprises in meteorology.

In reply toRe: msg 2

With all the technology available, I fail to see  how this happened.  Everyone else knew the storm was coming