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January 16, 2013

Expedition Cruise Ship Battered in Heavy Weather

Cruise Ship 'Silver Explorer': Photo courtesy of Silversea Cruises

Silversea Cruises expedition ship 'Silver Explorer' damaged and next cruise cancelled for repairs.

The expedition ship Silver Explorer encountered heavy weather and sustained damage while on a cruise from the Argentinean port of Ushuaia to South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula.

The owners report that all 133 guests and 113 crew members were safe; no guests were injured but four crew members received minor injuries and were treated in the ship's Medical Centre, also that the vessel had full power and control as it returned to Ushuaia. The next voyage has been cancelled.


 
 

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