The 2420 dwt cruise ship Clelia II suffered damage while crossing the Drake Strait. The vessel was on a return trip to Ushuaia, Argentina after sailing to Antartica. Reports state a wave struck the bridge deck knocking out some electrical and communication equipment. The vessel was reduced to one engine for a period of time. Conditions had wave heights 30 feet with sustained winds at 55 miles per hour. Only 1 crew reported injured of the 88 passengers and 77 crew onboard.
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