Passengers who departed the Carnival Triumph cruise ship in Mobile, Alabama quickly boarded buses for Texas and New Orleans. ...
4,200 passengers and crew were stuck on board for five days with no power. (Feb. 15)
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SHOTLIST:SOURCE - ASSOCIATED PRESS / AP CLIENTS ONLYLocation - Date: Mobile, Alabama / February 14, 20131. Wide. Passengers walking with luggage2. Mid. Passengers talking to media3. Wide. Buses pulling out, people waving, various.STORYLINE:The first of the 3,000 passengers aboard the Carnival Cruise Lines ship Triumph have gotten off at the port in Mobile, Ala. But it will be hours before all of them leave the vessel. Some of the ships elevators aren't working because it has lost power and had to be towed from the middle of the Gulf of Mexico. Passengers have the option of taking bus rides to New Orleans or back to Galveston, Texas, where the trip began. (****END****)