Accidents & Other Crimes

The events featured below are not meant to represent an exhaustive list of all cruise crimes. These are the tragic stories of those who have bravely come forward to share their experiences.

Ananias Family Barely Escaped Death

On Friday, January the 13th 2012, we the Ananias family, barely escaped death multiple times while on board the sinking

Andrea Davis

Our friends we had met on day two over dinner were waiting for us at the bus, displaying their sheer

Andreas Westby

December 9, 2009 There were fourteen of us – eight Americans, two Germans, and four Norwegians. We made up seven

Check Your Bills

Former Employee of Cruise lines advised passengers to check their bills. I worked in the cruise industry from 1984 to

Cruise from Hell

What better way to celebrate a birthday than to go on a cruise? Being avid cruisers we chose to do

Facebook Contest Story

How wonderful is winning a Facebook contest for a free cruise? For my 23-year-old daughter, it seemed to be the

Jane Doe #2

On September 14th, during an 8-day cruise aboard Carnival’s “Miracle”, I was enjoying the day by relaxing at the pool

Jane Doe #3

For approximately 10 months (January – October 1991), I was a crewmember on Norwegian Cruise Lines’ (NCL) “Radisson Diamond”, my

David Gabriel

On December 23, 2000, I boarded Royal Caribbean’s “Legend of the Seas” for a 14- night Christmas and New Year’s

Kenneth Williams

On June 10, 2007, my wife, 12-year old son, 10-year old daughter, and I set sail on the Carnival Conquest

Margaret McCarthy

Thirteen years ago, when my daughter was 4 and son was 9, we went on a Disney Big Red Boat

Michael Groves

At a time when my mood was incredibly low and having little feeling of worth, I was directed towards ICV

Pilgrimage to Hell by Christine Lynch

Picture to yourself a “dream holiday” on a cruise ship. Then imagine becoming the victim of a crime. Could the

Stalking Incident

Massachusetts Victim Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (RCCL) – December 2005 On December 18, 2005, the last night of a weeklong

The 32 Victims Lost at Sea on the Costa Concordia

Friday, July 13th, 2012 Among the worst cruise ship accidents of recent history, The Costa Concordia disaster resulted in the

Rose Szsablewski

A Wedding Tragedy In February 2000, we boarded Carnival Cruise Line’s “Destiny” for a 7-day cruise to the Eastern Caribbean,