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    Engine breakdown

    On Wednesday 17/8 the Caribbean Princess was adrift in the irish Sea for 9 hours due to a technical problem with the main engines.The irish coastguard sent out a tug and a helicopter but they were not needed and when the elastic band was fixed the ship resumed her voyage to Cohb,
    jim

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    I giggled at the elastic band, but I really wouldn't like to be drifting at sea!

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      Originally posted by Val, Wolverhampton View Post
      I giggled at the elastic band, but I really wouldn't like to be drifting at sea!
      We lost engine power on Ventura in Oct 2014 about thirty minutes after leaving Tenerife, our next stop was the Caribbean. The sea was extremely calm as we wallowed in the Atlantic. I often wonder what it would be like if it happened during a storm and the sea wasn't as kind to us as it was that day. All was restored after about 45 minutes with dinner sittings being a little bit later that night. Fortunately the bars had a fallback system if the tills would not operate, orders went on paper and were processed through the tills later. P and O don't let a little thing like no power stop the money coming in.

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        #4
        Ahh, Caribbean Princess. It is a regular visitor to Invergordon.

        My wife and i call it the shopping trolley - Skywalkers Nightclub at the stern being the handle to the trolley? Maybe it's just us .

        Bill


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