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13-02-13 Foul Conditions Aboard Stranded Carnival Cruise Ship Triumph

13-02-13 Foul Conditions Aboard Stranded Carnival Cruise Ship Triumph

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Carnival Cruise Ship _Triumph_: All for fun, fun for all!

Carnival Cruise Ship _Triumph_: All for fun, fun for all!

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Foul conditions aboard stranded Carnival cruise ship Triumph: Passengers describe 'sewage running down thewalls' and people acting like 'savages'
Since a fire broke out in an engine room Sunday morning, the Carnival Triumph hasbeen drifting off the coast of Mexico. A total of 3,143 passengers and 1,086 crewhave been forced to make do with cold food, no hot water, sweltering indoor temperatures, and few working toilets. A tow boat is expected Thursday, after aninitial plan to tow the ship to a port in Mexico was scrapped.
BYERIK ORTIZANDDAVID KNOWLES/ NEW YORK DAILY NEWS PUBLISHED: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013, 4:58 PMUPDATED: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013, 9:58 AMPrintUS COAST GUARD/REUTERS
A small boat from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous patrols near thecruise ship Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico, in this February 11,2013 handout photo. The cruise ship lost propulsion after an engine room
 
fire on February 10 and was adrift off southern Mexico's Yucatanpeninsula.
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Cruise ship hell: Thousands stranded off Mexican Coast without powerA carefree Carnival cruise has descended into a holiday of horrors.Desperate passengers stranded aboard the Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexicoare describing foul conditions they fear will worsen — even as tug boats begantowing the massive ship Tuesday to a port in Mobile, Ala. The disabled vessel, carrying more than 4,200 people, isn't expected to reach theshore until Thursday after officials scrapped an earlier plan to dock in Mexico."Conditions are getting worse by the hour," passenger Debra Rightmire textedtoABC News. "Cabin carpets are wet with urine and water. Toilets are overflowinginside cabins. We are having to sleep in the hallways."USCG VIA TWITTER
This shot provided by the the U.S. Coast Guard shows tug boats in thedistance arriving to steer the Carnival Triumph back to port.
 
Another passenger said some people are sleeping in tents on the deck because of apungent smell caused by improper refrigeration."We stood in line for four hours to get a hamburger," Shelly Crosby texted to ABCNews.A fire in the Triumph’s engine room Sunday morning crippled the enormous ship150 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, leaving 3,143 passengers and1,086 crew members on board with limited power. No one was injured.
This photo was taken by David Raynes who was aboard a cruise ship thatstopped to provide assistance to Carnival cruise ship stranded at sea.
 The ship set sail from Galveston, Texas, on Feb. 7 and was due to return fromMexico on Feb. 11. After the fire, officials planned to have the boat towed to aMexican port on Wednesday, but said Monday night that strong currents sent thevessel drifting 90 miles north. Two small ships are slowly pulling the Triumph toMobile.

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