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No safeguard
No safeguard: Three days into the five-day Bahamas cruise that was a gift from her fiance, a drunk passenger followed Kimberly Edwards into a women’s bathroom and sexually assaulted her, she said. ()
Honeymooners
Connecticut honeymooners: Handout shows George Smith IV, and his wife, Jennifer Hagel-Smith. The disappearance of George Smith IV in July 2005, remained talk show fodder for months and prompted his congressman, Rep. Christopher Shays (R-Conn.), to summon cruise line representatives to answer safety concerns. ()
A total coverup
“A total coverup": Richard Liffridge, of Locust Grove, Ga.,on a Princess Cruise. He was celebrating his 72nd birthday when he died of smoke inhalation after a fire broke out on the ship. ()
“It was heartless”
“It was heartless": 40-year-old Merrian Carver disappeared during an Alaskan cruise in 2004. Royal Caribbean did not report her missing to the FBI until five weeks after the cruise ended and a week after being contacted by Carol and Ken Carver, the missing woman’s parents. ()
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