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Old September 9th, 2012, 05:19 PM
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Question Do you know what happened to the Maasdam?

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The Maasdam was in Quebec City today. I saw a giant scratch on the ship. Workers were adding huge metal plates as a temporary repair. Do you know what happened?

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Old September 9th, 2012, 05:24 PM
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Oh, no...... I can't stand to think of Maasdam being damaged.
Whatever it is, I just hope no one was hurt.

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Old September 9th, 2012, 05:27 PM
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I'm very sad to hear that. Where was this scratch? I certainly hope no one got hurt. Maybe someone on that cruise will fill us in.
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Old September 9th, 2012, 05:31 PM
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In less than three weeks we'll board the Maasdam for five B2B cruises comprising over three months. I sure hope nothing serious has happened.

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Old September 9th, 2012, 06:01 PM
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Bow/starboard
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For sure, the Maasdam collides with something recently.
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Two of my sibs are on the ship. She just emailed saying that they are staying overnight in Quebec City and not going to Charlottetown after all. Evidently they hit something going into Montreal. They were several hours late leaving there. Mary says that they were working on the ship (near the bow) at 5 a.m. this morning. Extremely noisy!
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Two of my sibs are on the ship. She just emailed saying that they are staying overnight in Quebec City and not going to Charlottetown after all. Evidently they hit something going into Montreal. They were several hours late leaving there. Mary says that they were working on the ship (near the bow) at 5 a.m. this morning. Extremely noisy!
How unfortunate that the Maasdam was damaged. But I wonder if the change of itinerary might have more to do with the bad weather coming to the east coast?

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nothing on google news about it yet
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Old September 9th, 2012, 06:45 PM
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How unfortunate that the Maasdam was damaged. But I wonder if the change of itinerary might have more to do with the bad weather coming to the east coast?
The bad weather is scheduled to hit the Maritimes and Newfoundland on Tues. sure would not want to leave Quebec with that forecast. Pei. , Nova Scotia in the forecast.
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I'm sorry to hear that the Maasdam was damaged. I'm sure we will hear more details about it soon. Hope everyone is Ok.
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I am also sad to hear that the Maasdam had some damage done to her.

She was the first HAL ship that we sailed on in 1996 - Baltic.

I certainly hope that the damage will not interfer with any future cruises.
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My sister said that they were staying in Quebec for repairs. Not sure whether it is just overnight or all day tomorrow too. Sad for those who were counting on Charlottetown.
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My sister said that they were staying in Quebec for repairs. Not sure whether it is just overnight or all day tomorrow too. Sad for those who were counting on Charlottetown.
Thank you for both your posts telling us what happened to the Maasdam. She is one of my two favorite ships, so I'm hoping the repairs will make her good as new.

This will be my 11,000 post, so I'm happy to post it about the Maasdam but sad it had to be in this context.

Some on another thread will accuse me of trying to get my post count up. Not so.
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Congratulations, Carol.

Using #11,000 to wish well to Maasdam has to be a 'good luck charm'.
Hopefully it is cosmetic and no serious damage that cannot be fixed with relative ease.

We have three cruises booked on her and look forward to seeing her in 'ship shape'.

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Thank you for both your posts telling us what happened to the Maasdam. She is one of my two favorite ships, so I'm hoping the repairs will make her good as new.

This will be my 11,000 post, so I'm happy to post it about the Maasdam but sad it had to be in this context.

Some on another thread will accuse me of trying to get my post count up. Not so.
I certainly will not!!

Congratulations on getting to 11,000 posts.
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I certainly will not!!

Congratulations on getting to 11,000 posts.
Now you are just trying to up your own post count

Congrats, Carol!
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My sister said that they were staying in Quebec for repairs. Not sure whether it is just overnight or all day tomorrow too. Sad for those who were counting on Charlottetown.
thanks for the update - I do hope it's not serious.

but I will join in with others - no way does this ship want to be heading to Charlottetown tomorrow unless the storm track changes big time

It's not a pretty forecast and I certainly wouldn't want to be at sea anywhere nearby.

btw - Carol - congrats -I didn't want to do two posts - don't want to be accused of getting my post count up

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I liked looking at that 11,000 and almost didn't want to post again, but thank you all for the congrats.

Wayzer, the prize, is having given and received much information on CC and having actually met a lot of these posters in person. I am grateful for all the info I've received and happy when I can provide info to someone else.
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