Canada Saves Cruise Ship Passengers Stuck in Arctic

Clipper Adventurer runs aground on a rock
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 30, 2010 1:43 AM CDT
Canada Saves Cruise Ship Passengers Stuck in Arctic
The Clipper Adventurer lists atop a massive rock in the Arctic Ocean.   (Canadian Coast Guard)

Canada is rescuing stranded passengers whose cruise ship ran onto a rock in the Arctic Ocean. The Canadian Coast Guard is ferrying some 128 passengers and 69 crew members from the Clipper Adventurer to Kugluktuk, a village on the Arctic Ocean. They'll fly to Canada from there. No one was injured. The grounded ship is stable, but listing, reports CNN.
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