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Carnival Cruise: Up S…’s Creek!


Carnival Cruise: Up S…’s Creek!

Carnival Triumph passengers are stranded in the Gulf of Mexico after an engine fire (Facebook)

Carnival Triumph passengers are stranded in the Gulf of Mexico after an engine fire (Facebook)

flag-OMGThe Doral-based Carnival Cruise Lines ship stranded for almost a week in the Gulf of Mexico is limping into Mobile, Ala., this afternoon — and the passengers’ stories are now beginning to be told.

The Carnival Triumph experienced a fire in the engine room Sunday, and conditions on-board deteriorated quickly as the ship drifted aimlessly.

With electricity scarce, the kitchens stopped making hot food — and passengers were fed onion sandwiches.

Onion sandwiches?

Worse: Sewage started seeping through the carpets, according to several passengers who took to social media to voice their anger.

And when the vacationers were asked to stop flushing their toilets, they were reduced to going into little plastic baggies placed outside of their cabin door for pickup.

Carnival Cruise CEO Micky Arison watched a basketball game last night instead of worrying about the stranded ship (Splash)

Carnival Cruise CEO Micky Arison, at a basketball game Wednesday as conditions for passengers on one of his ships deteriorated to deplorable conditions (Splash)

Other cruise ships tried to bring supplies and food shipments, but the winds and waves made it difficult.

Meanwhile, Carnival boss Micky Arison, who happens to be the owner of the Miami Heat, didn’t make fans with the latest incident.

What was he doing while 3,143 passengers and 1,086 crew were stranded on the high seas Tuesday night?

He watched his Heat beat the Portland Trail Blazers at the Triple A, of course!

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