PHOTOS: Aboard the Carnival Triumph Cruise Ship

4:02 PM, Feb 15, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (CBSNEWS) -- The Carnival Triumph, with over 4,000 passengers aboard, idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire and was being towed to port in Mobile, Alabama.

As passengers came within sight of land and a cellphone signal, a clearer picture of the scene aboard the ship began to emerge. They described overflowing toilets, sewage backed up in showers, scarce food, people getting sick and a tent city on what was supposed to be a tanning deck.  Photos from Jacob Combs and the AP.

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