Cruise Ship Fire – Grand Princess Near Hawaii

Princess Cruises has cancelled the Grand Princess San Francisco to Hawaii cruise after an electrical fire stalled the cruise ship on Monday.

On Monday, November 30, 2015 Princess Cruises Grand Princess experienced a switchboard malfunction sparked a small fire hours around 0530 hours while the cruise ship was sailing toward Hawaii, about 100 miles northeast of Hilo when the fire broke out in its engine room with approximately 2,600 passengers and 1,000 crew members aboard.

Grand Princess had embarked from San Francisco, California on Wednesday, November 25 and was on the fifth day of the 15-day cruise to Hawaii and Mexico when the electrical fire broke out.

According the United State Coast Guard (USCG),The fire caused Grand Princess to lose propulsion and electricity.

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