Cruise Ship Rocked by Storm, Damaged by Huge Waves and Wind Gusts More Than 100 MPH

Passengers locked inside their cabins wondering why the captain couldn't avoid the storm.
1:19 | 02/09/16

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Nixon I hear one of the world's largest cruise ships wrought by hurricane force winds damaged by huge waves gusts more than a hundred miles an hour. Americans walked in their cabins. ABC's Steve Olson saw me now on the ship forced to turn around. This was supposed to be a relaxing vacation instead of thousands sailing Royal Caribbean from. New Jersey to the Bahamas this weekend. They came away with these pictures saying it looked like Erica. The amount that things where shifting around her room but right now Stanley's recorded the giant crashing waves on their cell phones. Furniture went flying glass shattered. Captain ordered 4500 passengers. And 16100 crew members to stay in their rooms for hours or people were hurt but not badly Peter Lucas still on Bork tonight. Blames the captain. Earlier resents the fact that he put 6000 people's lives that wrist. Are taken us into his arm that was predicted. As early as Wednesday the forecast was for thirty foot wave came near hurricane force win. In a statement today Royal Caribbean apologized passengers. And turn the ship back to New Jersey. Due to weather forecasted for the next few days tonight the cruise line is promising passengers a full refund and more but their vacations. Are ruined. David Steve thing.

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