NEW ORLEANS (CBS) –– A water main break on a Carnival cruise ship caused major flooding.
Cellphone video captured water pouring out of the pipes on Thursday.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Suspect Behind Bars In Connection To 2021 Camden Murder Of Darnell Farrish
In the videos, the rushing water can be seen flooding the Carnival Dream cruise ship in a way that reminded people of the movie “Titanic.”
The ship left New Orleans last Sunday on a seven-day cruise through the Western Caribbean.
Nearly 3,500 passengers were on board.READ MORE: 4 People Killed, 2 Possibly Unaccounted For In Pottstown House Explosion, Officials Say
The cruise line says 50 rooms were flooded.
Passengers say the crew handled the situation well.
Within six hours, the crew replaced most of the damaged carpet and passengers were able to return to their rooms.MORE NEWS: Aaron Nola Pitches Shutout Ball Into 9th, Phillies Beat Braves 4-1
For the inconvenience, passengers received a full refund from Carnival and a voucher for a 50 percent discount for their next cruise.