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Gulf of Mexico / Stranded Ship #1043485

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 14, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The misery on board the Carnival cruise ship Triumph reviewed; scenes and photos shown.

(Mobile, Alabama: Janet Shamlian) The ongoing saga of the crippled ship updated; scenes shown of the ship being towed to Mobile, signs made from bed sheets; details given about the snapped towline; photos shown of the tent city on the sun deck, soaked hallways and plastic bags used as toilets. [Passengers’ husbands Fran THOMPSON†, Joe CROUCH†- comment on the ordeal for their wives.] [Voice of passenger Donna GUTZMAN†- says we’re peeing and pooping in buckets.] [Carnival Cruise Lines vice president Terry THORNTON†- says there is no way we can speed up the process.] The challenges of bringing the ship into Mobile discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Shamlian, Janet

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