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 Another social media site had some comments regarding propulsion problems on the Grandeur.   Has anyone heard anything or know anything about that? 

 

Thanks

 

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I just saw something on Facebook posted by someone onboard.  They are arriving early to whatever port they are going to for repairs. They are down one engine and one propeller.  

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They should be heading to Baltimore.  I leave on her tomorrow.  Anxious to hear any information anyone has.  Katherine

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I have checked Grandeur’s position online. She is very close to Baltimore rather than just entering the Chesapeake as she normally would be at this time.  So something is up.  Hope someone else can post some news.

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1 minute ago, Lady Hudson said:

I have checked Grandeur’s position online. She is very close to Baltimore rather than just entering the Chesapeake as she normally would be at this time.  So something is up.  Hope someone else can post some news.

Just about crossing under the first of the two bridges...

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I THINK I can.  I THINK I can!

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36 minutes ago, Lady Hudson said:

I have checked Grandeur’s position online. She is very close to Baltimore rather than just entering the Chesapeake as she normally would be at this time.  So something is up.  Hope someone else can post some news.

 

The FB posts that I have seen said that she will get to Baltimore on Saturday.

  Apparently, this is happening.

 

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1 hour ago, Merion_Mom said:

 

The FB posts that I have seen said that she will get to Baltimore on Saturday.

  Apparently, this is happening.

 

Grandeur is already docked in Baltimore.

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28 minutes ago, boscobeans said:

Grandeur is already docked in Baltimore.

Thank you.  I think that my brain was off by a day.  I thought that Saturday was a day early with the next cruise scheduled for Sunday.  But it's Friday & Saturday.  CRAFT.  😄

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Hopefully repairs are made quickly.  I have received no information from RCI so I am assuming all will be well.  Fingers crossed.

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Haven’t heard anything either.  Is it possible that they returned a few hours early for a medical emergency? If there were propulsion problems wouldn’t that cause the ship to go slower and perhaps return late, rather than early.   Can’t imagine that docking at 11 pm will assist in any repairs. Cam they get a maintenance crew out there at that hour? 

 

Was she on the 9 night Canada /New England run?  We recently took that run and lost  over 12 hours returning to Halifax because of a medical emergency. Even losing 12 hours, we arrived to Baltimore on time. 

 

I guess we'll find out later today.

 

 

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6 hours ago, Merion_Mom said:

Thank you.  I think that my brain was off by a day.  I thought that Saturday was a day early with the next cruise scheduled for Sunday.  But it's Friday & Saturday.  CRAFT.  😄

She leaves  on Saturdays for 5 night cruise and on Thursdays for 9 night cruise while she is doing Bermuda doing warmer weather.

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7 hours ago, cruisegirl1 said:

Haven’t heard anything either.  Is it possible that they returned a few hours early for a medical emergency? If there were propulsion problems wouldn’t that cause the ship to go slower and perhaps return late, rather than early.   Can’t imagine that docking at 11 pm will assist in any repairs. Cam they get a maintenance crew out there at that hour? 

 

Was she on the 9 night Canada /New England run?  We recently took that run and lost  over 12 hours returning to Halifax because of a medical emergency. Even losing 12 hours, we arrived to Baltimore on time. 

 

I guess we'll find out later today.

 

 

 

I was on that cruise, also. I was hoping for an additional "free" day 🙂, but as you know, we got back on time easily.

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Just boarded Grandeur.  No mention of any issues.  Sigh of relief!  This trip takes me to 699 points!  Katherine 

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4 hours ago, Lady Hudson said:

Just boarded Grandeur.  No mention of any issues.  Sigh of relief!  This trip takes me to 699 points!  Katherine 

 

Whew. Thanks for the update.  

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2 minutes ago, Yorkvillain said:

 

Whew. Thanks for the update.  

 

But. . . Left dock and were moving.  Now we have stopped! We’ll we what happens.

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Gee I hope it isn't that whole hurricane forecast that has Dorian hugging the coast and moving north making them gun shy about the return trip from Bermuda mid week

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I read somewhere else earlier today it was mechanical problems.  Not sure how true that was. 

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Someone posted they are back in Baltimore, propulsion problem.

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Docked again in Baltimore.  Captain Thor says “propulsion issues”.  We are here until they figure it out.  Should be an interesting trip!

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31 minutes ago, cruisecrazybmore said:

Still on a cruise and not at work! I'm sure people will be complaining, loudly, at guest services. I feel for those people.

That’s how I feel.  Still on a cruise.  But this will probably delay our entry into Bermuda, IMHO.  I try to remember that the ship is a machine and machines do break down from time to time.  I will update when I know something else.  Katherine

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32 minutes ago, Lady Hudson said:

That’s how I feel.  Still on a cruise.  But this will probably delay our entry into Bermuda, IMHO.  I try to remember that the ship is a machine and machines do break down from time to time.  I will update when I know something else.  Katherine

Hope it can be repaired quickly, safe sailing. 

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