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U.S.S. Ronald Reagan to Rendezvous with Cruise Ship

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Pacific Fleet (www.flickr.com/photos/compacflt/)

The Carnival Splendor (a 952-foot Panamanian-flagged ship carrying 3,299 guests and 1,167 crew members) is currently stranded 130 miles off the coast of Mexico after losing power. The vessel lost power at approximately 6:00 a.m. Monday, November 8, 2010, following a fire in its aft engine room.  The blaze was extinguished without injury to passengers or crew. However, engineers have not been able to restore power ... Read More »