Cruise ship saves crew of sinking Caribbean boat

(ORANJESTAD, Aruba) — The cruise ship MS Zuiderdam diverted course to rescue the crew of a sinking Bahamian vessel, Cruise Hive reported. The ship, operated by Holland America Line, was sailing toward Aruba at about 0200 on Jan. 3 when it heard a distress call from Excalibur, a Bahamian inter-island vessel. Zuiderdam responded and rescued the eight crewmembers.

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By Professional Mariner Staff