Category: Cruise ship fires

Two traveling together on business on Titanic; Charles Hays was lost, and Paul R. Chevre survived Two passengers of the Titanic were returning from France to New York.  Charles Hays, the general manager of the Grand Trunk Railroad in Canada …

Titanic Survivors: Two traveling together on business on Titanic; Charles Hays was lost and Paul R. Chevre survived and so did bust of Canadian Prime Minister Read More »

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Shipping History reminds us that on this day in 1994, the MS Achille Lauro cruise ship caught fire and later sank near Somalia following an engine explosion. Below is a first-hand account of the incident filmed by one of the …

On Nov. 30, 1994, the Achille Lauro cruise ship caught fire and sank; more videos of cruise ship fires Read More »

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From Star Advertiser HONOLULU, HAWAII — Dec. 4, 2015 — The cruise ship Grand Princess, which lost power at sea Monday about 20 miles east of Hawaii island, canceled the rest of its Hawaii voyage today and will offer its …

Princess sidelines Grand Princess in Honolulu after engine fire caused it to lose power Read More »

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CRUISE FACTS: What to expect For the first timers on a cruise I travel the world on ships and am lucky enough to have very kind and generous audiences (otherwise known as captive audiences with hundreds of miles of ocean between …

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