Moments from aboard the ship
February 15th, 2013
04:04 AM ET

Crippled cruise ship returns

Finally, after days of listing on a disabled Carnival cruise ship without electricity and working toilets, thousands of passengers finished disembarking early Friday morning at the Port of Mobile.

The frustration that many felt was typified by Janie Esparza, one of the first passengers to get back on land.

"It was horrible. Horrible," Esparza told a scrum of reporters. "The bathroom facilities were horrible and we could not flush toilets. No electricity and our rooms were in total darkness. Honestly, think that this ship should have ever sailed out."

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  1. Max Headroom Intrusion, 1987

    This is not news. Worst story ever.

    February 15, 2013 at 9:32 am | Report abuse | Reply

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