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.

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

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

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Passengers were eventually allowed to board the ship.