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Viking Sky being evacuated off Norway #188421
03/23/2019 02:50 PM
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https://www.google.com/amp/s/nypost...-after-mayday-call-off-norway-coast/amp/

10 meter waves, 38 knot winds, lost engine power. Viking Cruises ship less than 2 years old.

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Re: Viking Sky being evacuated off Norway [Re: PelicanPirate] #188427
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Wow, that's a scary story!


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Re: Viking Sky being evacuated off Norway [Re: PelicanPirate] #188476
03/23/2019 11:43 PM
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Re: Viking Sky being evacuated off Norway [Re: PelicanPirate] #188481
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https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5nJ07anK15c

Some serious listing of this ship early in this video......gonna be the last cruise for some people

Re: Viking Sky being evacuated off Norway [Re: PelicanPirate] #188485
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Very scary videos!! And the one story I read said that they were within 300 FEET of hitting rocks underwater. If they had hit rocks there, it would have been goodnight Irene!!!! Wow..


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Re: Viking Sky being evacuated off Norway [Re: Carol_Hill] #188712
03/26/2019 05:14 AM
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Check out this article from USA TODAY:

Exclusive: Crew member recounts what happened on that stranded, storm-tossed Viking Sky cruise ship

https://www.usatoday.com/story/trav...look-during-storm-and-rescue/3269597002/

Want to but never have taken a cold weather cruise.......always want that water snorkelable

Re: Viking Sky being evacuated off Norway [Re: PelicanPirate] #188726
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Eric has always wanted to do that cruise around the end of South America, but I even more don't want to do it now!!


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