Abandoned cruise ship capsizes off Thailand (with VIDEO)

Ocean Dream Sank

(SRI RACHA, Thailand) — The cruise ship Ocean Dream, abandoned by its owners for more than a year, capsized Saturday while anchored off Thailand’s east coast, Cruise Hive reported. The Chinese-owned ship began service in 1972 for P&O Cruises and has had several names, including Spirit for London for P&O Cruises, Sun Princess for Princess Cruises and Starship Majestic for Premier Cruises. No one was on board the ship when it capsized. It was leaking oil on Sunday, officials said.

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By Professional Mariner Staff