Explosion Near Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Cruise Ship Independence of the Seas

On this day in cruise history:  Six years ago today, on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 around 3:37 pm local time, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Independence Of The Seas cruise ship,  was at the industrial ship dock at Gibraltar.

The cruise ship had over 6,000 people aboard when a fuel tank exploded on the dock injuring 12 passengers aboard Independence Of The Seas.

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