|26.4.10||According to 760 AM radio, a spokesperson for Carnival Cruise Lines said an unidentified man died on board the ship during a three-day excursion to Ensenada. The man reportedly died of natural causes. The Elation pulled into San Diego at about 7 a.m. Monday, but passengers were not allowed to leave the ship for about three hours during an investigation. Another cruise set to disembark Monday was expected to leave on schedule.||
6 in San Diego reports FBI agents are aboard the ship investigating
the apparent murder of a 55-year-old
The ship was on the last leg of the cruise Tuesday in Cabo San Lucas
when a domestic dispute broke out between a husband and wife, according
to the FBI.
||Murder (Domestic violence)|
||2008 and earlier
||A San Diego grocer filed suit against a fellow passenger
following an incident where the plaintiff was allegedly pushed down a
flight of stairs several hours after sailing from San Diego. The
defendant was reported to have been confined to his room for the
remainder of the five-day cruise to the Mexican Riviera from San Diego.
||Pax on pax assault
||Four passengers were injured when a welded piece of the
gangway gave way around 12:30 while passengers were embarking at Port
Canaveral for a 5
day cruise to Turks and Caicos. Safety ropes kept the gangway
from falling more than a foot, but the jolt was enought to throw four
people sprwling onto the gangway. Three were treated and released
from hospital. None of the injured proceeded with the cruise.
||Gangway Slips / Injuries
Chronicle reports that a 40-year old woman travelling with her
husband and three teenaged children went missing off the Caribbean
of Mexico at 11 AM. The ship
conducted a full search where she was presumed to have gone overboard
but was not successful in finding her. Though not
explicitly stated, news
reports imply she committed suicide. Unrelated is that the
ship lost power and was adrift for an hour around mid-day on Saturday
Loss of Power
||A 35 year old woman went missing following a fight with her
husband. She was noticed missing the next morning by her husband
when he woke in the morning.
cancelled because of problems with the propulsion
system that limited the ship's speed (Cabo San Lucas skipped on October
20th cruise). Sent to drydock in San Francisco and expected to
return to service for next scheduled cruise.
||Problems with propulsion system
||Two cruises cancelled (Oct 29
and Nov 5) in order to perform preventative maintenance on the ship's
Azipod propulsion systems.
||A 42 year old male passenger
went overboard and missing when the ship was off the coast of Mexico.