Cruise Ship Knocked Off Moorings By Powerful Storm, Rough Conditions In Port

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Rough conditions knocked a cruise ship off its moors while docked in the Port of San Francisco during a powerful storm moving through the Bay Area Monday.

Port officials responded to a call shortly after 1 p.m. that the Queen Victoria cruise ship was coming off its moorings and listing towards the Bay.

Lines holding the vessel to the berth snapped, causing cleating to pull away from the ship.

A person who worked along the water said that the 6,000 pound gangplanks had to be put back in place.

Passengers were eventually allowed to board the ship.

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS San Francisco

Get The New CBS SF Bay Area Local App
Got Our Weather App?

Listen Live