Over 4,500 passengers and 1,600 crew members were on their way from New York to Florida and the Bahamas when their ship got tossed around like a rag doll and was forced to turn back, the Detroit Free Press reports. Four people were injured in what can only be described as a vacation from hell.
Pardon me if you're feeling oversaturated with news of the wreck of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Giglio, Italy—and I do mean directly off the coast—but I'm endlessly enamored of ship wrecks.
The Clelia II, an Antarctic cruise ship with 160 people onboard, lost an engine in a severe storm off the coast of Argentina and has to limp to port. Even big boats have problems with 30-foot waves.