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Old May 26th, 2013, 04:58 PM
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Smile On Grandeur now..

Very nice cozy little ship... the food in the main dining room is very good. There is a sewer smell in the centrum on the lower deck. But I might not of notice it unless I was looking for it. Overall the ship is in decent shape and the staff are happy. I would be happy to sail on the ship again. : ). Now back to the pool bar!

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Very nice cozy little ship... the food in the main dining room is very good. There is a sewer smell in the centrum on the lower deck. But I might not of notice it unless I was looking for it. Overall the ship is in decent shape and the staff are happy. I would be happy to sail on the ship again. : ). Now back to the pool bar!
We were on Enchantment last year, loved her too. The closest we got to water today, was Lake Erie, Ontario, here in Canada. We walked up to a viewing point, beach below and could only dream of Summer. We had frost this morning. Better than some Cdns. They had SNOW!
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Very nice cozy little ship... the food in the main dining room is very good. There is a sewer smell in the centrum on the lower deck. But I might not of notice it unless I was looking for it. Overall the ship is in decent shape and the staff are happy. I would be happy to sail on the ship again. : ). Now back to the pool bar!
We were on Enchantment last year, loved her too. The closest we got to water today, was Lake Erie, Ontario, here in Canada. We walked up to a viewing point, beach below and could only dream of Summer. We had frost this morning. Better than some Cdns. They had SNOW!


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Old May 26th, 2013, 06:43 PM
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My playbook has taken on a life of it's own, Dbl posts!

Now I have to go prepare Dinner!

Enjoy yours!

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Old May 26th, 2013, 11:11 PM
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Thanks for the update, I will be getting on as you leave on Friday
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I'll be getting on Friday as well. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts. I was thinking that the ship may be a little too small for my liking, but my favorite ship that I've been on thus far is the NCL Spirit, and they are similar sized. Hope you have great week!
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Old May 27th, 2013, 06:57 AM
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Just got a tweet from RCCL...is everything ok..
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We are ok. Bad fire on deck 3 and 4. Headed to Freeport. Lifeboats we lowered and opened as we stood at 3 am for over 4 hours at our muster station. Passengers were ill (passing out and vomiting). Not sure if we will continue or what.

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so sorry to hear this, glad you are all safe.
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Old May 27th, 2013, 08:19 AM
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Coast guard plane was circling us and Carnival Sensation was called to stand by. We could see it lit up in the distance. This was scary. The crew was serious. Crew was running wigh fire hoses and it took 2 hours to actually put out the fire. I heard it was in deck 3 after mooring room...all those ropes. On a happy note my toilet is flushing even better than before! We update if possible

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We are ok. Bad fire on deck 3 and 4. Headed to Freeport. Lifeboats we lowered and opened as we stood at 3 am for over 4 hours at our muster station. Passengers were ill (passing out and vomiting). Not sure if we will continue or what.
Thank you for posting.

By this I believe that you are stating that they were moved into position next to the deck. This must have been a frightening experience for you and all on board.

Again, thank you for posting.

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Glad everyone is safe! Our thoughts are with all of you.

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Posted on RCI FB page : Grandeur of the Seas experienced a fire on the aft mooring deck this morning which was quickly extinguished. All guests and crew are fully accounted for. The ship is in calm seas, has full power and is making it's way to Freeport, Bahamas for evaluation. We will post more information as it is available.
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By the way, on the Today Show they are saying you're headed to Freeport.

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Wow, scary!
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So glad it wasn't worse and that everyone is okay.

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Prayers and good thoughts for all who on board. Grandeur is a wonderful ship, her crew is fantastic. I am so sorry you all had to go through that, but so glad that everyone was OK.
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Yes lowered so we could board them...doors open...railing open. Passenger staterooms on decks 2 3 7 8 aft of main staircase not accessible at this time.

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Prayers and good thoughts for all who on board. Grandeur is a wonderful ship, her crew is fantastic. I am so sorry you all had to go through that, but so glad that everyone was OK.
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Glad to hear all are safe!

I'm sure Royal will do whatever possible to insure all their guests will enjoy the rest of their cruise.

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