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Crippled cruise ship docks

A crippled cruise ship has docked in Alabama, ending the holiday voyage that some passengers have described as 'hellish'. Around 4,000 on board were left without plumbing for four days following an engine room fire.

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Red Cross on the scene as passengers leave the ship

Witchita Red Cross Credit: @WitchitaRedCross/Twitter

Witchita Red Cross awaits passengers from the Carnival Triumph cruise ship, as passengers disembark in the port of Mobile, Alabama.

The ship has been without plumbing for the past four days, afloat in the Gulf of Mexico.

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