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A cruise ship that hit the icebergs of Alaska arrives in Seattle for repairs

Cruise Ship Iceberg
Near Norwegian Sun anchored in Seattle Walking man June 30, 2022. After colliding with an iceberg off the coast of Alaska on June 25, the ship was there for repairs. Manuel Valdes / AP

Docked to Seattle for repairs on the cruise ship Alaska, which collided with an iceberg.

Norwegian Cruise Line ship Norwegian Sun arrived on Thursday. On Saturday, she struck part of an iceberg near the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska.

The ship was directed to Juneau, where it was inspected. Authorities have allowed slow travel to Seattle.

CBS Seattle affiliate KIRO-TV reports that the ship can accommodate 2,000 passengers.

The Nevada family on board says the shock sounded like a big door closed.

Benjamin Talbot was playing with his family when his brother Anthony Lomo noticed something in the water and told him to pick up the phone. Talbot recorded when a cruise ship struck a large mass of icebergs.

"Then suddenly the boom, the whole ship shakes. And I said," Well, what's going on? "Then I had to start recording, so the ship When I looked at the front of the ship, I could only see this ... the iceberg just turned over and came down. He said.

The ship's passenger, Dave Morgan, was damaged by a shipyard repairer at KIRO, 14 inches x 10 feet, and brought in a welder to damage metal pieces.

Morgan stated that passengers were not allowed to leave the ship during inspections in Juneau.

"The entire boat stopped completely from the impact," passenger Alicia Amador told Juneau Empire. "It was a horrifying experience."

A Norwegian Cruise Line spokesman said the ship's next cruise was canceled and "all guests currently on board disembark in Seattle as originally planned." I will do it, "he told KIRO.

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