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.