Passengers describe confusion after cruise ship strikes object, loses power

(FREEPORT, Bahamas) — Passengers aboard the cruise ship Bahamas Celebration described a scene of confusion Halloween night after the ship struck an object off the coast of Freeport, CNN reported. After the ship lost power, some of the 960 passengers said crewmembers informed them that it was all a prank, part of the Halloween-themed cruise. Celebration Cruise Line said in a statement that passengers were told to put on life vests and the ship returned to port.

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By Professional Mariner Staff