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Nightly News   |  April 03, 2013

Carnival Triumph blown from moorings, strikes boat

The cruise ship that became a Carnival PR disaster in February, resulting in thousands of stranded passengers and raw sewage on board, broke away from its moorings and drifted from one bank to another.  As it shifted away from the dock it hit a moored Army Corps of Engineers boat and another dock. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> the carnival triumph that suffered the power loss at sea today broke away from its moorings while docked for repairs in alabama. in the process it banged into the super structure damaging the bow and stern. there are report it is winds reached 70 miles per hour prior to the accident. one person still unaccounted for after a nearby guard shack blew into the water.