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Carnival Triumph stranded in the Gulf of Mexico

The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed up

The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed up the Mobile River in Mobile, Ala. The ship with more than 4,200 passengers and crew members has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire. (Feb. 14, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

An engine room fire on Feb. 10, 2013 left the Carnival Triumph cruise ship powerless.

The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is moored at
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The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is moored at a dock in Mobile, Ala. The ship, which docked Thursday in Mobile after drifting nearly powerless in the Gulf of Mexico for five days, was moved Friday from the cruise terminal to a repair facility. (Feb. 15, 2013)

The tent city built on the Lido deck
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The tent city built on the Lido deck of the Carnival Triumph cruise ship for people to spend the day or night in to escape the stench from the lower decks of the disabled ship. The Triumph arrived late Thursday in Mobile, Ala., after an engine-room fire left the ship powerless off Mexico last weekend. (Undated)

Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill stands alone
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Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill stands alone on the deck of the Carnival Triumph in Mobile, Ala., Thursday. The ship with more than 4,200 passengers and crew members had been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire before docking in Mobile. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Patricia Wagner, right, hugs her sister Mercedes Perez
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Patricia Wagner, right, hugs her sister Mercedes Perez de Colon,as their group is reunited after taking separate buses from Mobile, Ala., where the disabled Carnival ship Triumph docked, in Galveston, Texas. (Feb. 15, 2013)

Passengers from the Carnival Triumph, all wearing their
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Passengers from the Carnival Triumph, all wearing their Carnival bathrobes, head to their cars after arriving in Galveston, Texas from Mobile, Ala. (Feb. 15, 2013)

A passenger displays a message as he rides
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A passenger displays a message as he rides a bus from the cruise terminal in Mobile, Ala. The cruise ship Carnival Triumph docked in Mobile late Thursday. (Feb. 14, 2013)

James Enmon hugs his aunt Kristi Conn, both
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James Enmon hugs his aunt Kristi Conn, both of Orange, Texas, after getting off the cruise ship Carnival Triumph in Mobile, Ala. (Feb. 14, 2013)

People watch from their balconies aboard the Carnival
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People watch from their balconies aboard the Carnival Triumph after it was towed to the cruise terminal in Mobile, Ala. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Passengers stand on the upper deck of the
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Passengers stand on the upper deck of the disabled Carnival Lines cruise ship Triumph as it is towed to harbor off Mobile Bay, Ala. (Feb. 14, 2013)

In this aerial photo, a helicopter flies above
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In this aerial photo, a helicopter flies above as the disabled Carnival Lines cruise ship Triumph is towed to harbor off Mobile Bay, Ala. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Passengers spell out the word
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Passengers spell out the word "HELP" aboard the disabled Carnival Lines cruise ship Triumph as it is towed to harbor off Mobile Bay, Ala. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Kendall Jenkins celebrates after stepping off the Carnival
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Kendall Jenkins celebrates after stepping off the Carnival ship Triumph at the Alabama Cruise terminal in Mobile, Ala. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Kendall Jenkins, left, of Houston, celebrates with Brittany
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Kendall Jenkins, left, of Houston, celebrates with Brittany Ferguson, of Houston, after getting off the Carnival Triump in Mobile, Ala. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Maria Hernandez, of Angleton, Texas, a passenger from
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Maria Hernandez, of Angleton, Texas, a passenger from the disabled Carnival Triumph cruise ship, tears up as she describes the ordeal to reporters after arriving by bus at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans, Friday (Feb. 15, 2013)

The Carnival cruise ship Triumph makes its way
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The Carnival cruise ship Triumph makes its way up Mobile Bay assisted by tug boats in Mobile, Ala. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph walk along the
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Passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph walk along the deck before leaving the ship in Mobile, Ala., Thursday. The ship with more than 4,200 passengers and crew members has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire. (Feb. 14, 2013)

The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed up
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The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed up the Mobile River in Mobile, Ala. The ship with more than 4,200 passengers and crew members has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Passengers wait around a make-shift charging area aboard
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Passengers wait around a make-shift charging area aboard the vessel in the Gulf of Mexico. Passengers realized the ATM machines had power, so they unplugged them and daisy-chained power strips to charge mobile devices. (Undated)

This photo, provided by Kalin Hill of Houston,
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This photo, provided by Kalin Hill of Houston, shows passengers on the the deck of the Carnival cruise ship Triumph at sea in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship with more than 4,200 passengers and crew members has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire. (Feb. 10, 2013)

An Instagram photo provided by a passenger of
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An Instagram photo provided by a passenger of the Carnival Cruise Ship Triumph identifying himself as Clarkaj shows passengers posing with a handmade banner at the deck of the ship as it is towed by the tug vessels toward Mobile, Ala. (Feb. 13, 2013)

The cruise ship Carnival Triumph into Mobile Bay
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The cruise ship Carnival Triumph into Mobile Bay near Dauphin island, Ala. The ship with more than 4,200 passengers and crew members has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire. (Feb. 14, 2013)

Passengers congregate on an upper deck of the
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Passengers congregate on an upper deck of the disabled Carnival Lines cruise ship Triumph as it is towed to harbor off Mobile Bay, Ala. The ship with more than 4,200 passengers and crew members has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire. (Feb. 14, 2013)

The disabled Carnival Lines cruise ship Triumph is
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The disabled Carnival Lines cruise ship Triumph is towed to harbor off Mobile Bay, Ala.. The ship with more than 4,200 passengers and crew members has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire. (Feb. 14, 2013)

The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is visible several
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The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is visible several miles beyond the Sand Island Light House near Dauphin Island, Ala. The ship with over 1,000 passengers aboard has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire, and is being towed to port in Mobile, Ala. (Feb. 14, 2013)

In this photo provided by Kalin Hill of
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In this photo provided by Kalin Hill of Houston, passengers with makeshift tents are seen on the the deck of the Carnival Triumph cruise ship at sea in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship nearing Mobile Bay is without engine power and is being towed by tugboats. (Feb. 10, 2013)

This photo provided by Kalin Hill, of Houston,
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This photo provided by Kalin Hill, of Houston, shows passengers with makeshift tents on the the deck of the Carnival Triumph cruise ship at sea in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship nearing Mobile Bay is without engine power and is being towed by tugboats. (Feb. 10, 2013)

The cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle in
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The cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the Coast Guard, the ship lost propulsion power February 10, after a fire broke out in the engine room. (Feb. 11, 2013)

A member of the GCG Vigorous watches as
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A member of the GCG Vigorous watches as the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the Coast Guard, the ship lost propulsion power February 10, after a fire broke out in the engine room. (Feb. 11, 2013)

The cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle in
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The cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the Coast Guard, the ship lost propulsion power February 10, after a fire broke out in the engine room. (Feb. 11, 2013)

This July 27, 1999 handout file photo provided
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This July 27, 1999 handout file photo provided by Carnival Cruise Lines shows the Carnival Triumph departing New York harbor, on her inaugural voyage. Carnival Cruise Lines says an engine room fire disabled the cruise ship Triumph about 150 miles off the Yucatan Peninsula with 3,143 passengers and 1,086 crew members on board.

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