Cruise Lines To Help Evacuate Irma-ravaged St. Thomas
Cruise lines to help evacuate Irma-ravaged St. Thomas
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Hurricane Irma ravaged parts of the U.S. Virgin Islands. This image shows St. Thomas.(Photo: Handout/Office of Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett)
Two cruise lines on Saturday said they were diverting ships to the hurricane-ravaged island of St. Thomas to drop relief supplies and evacuate stranded travelers.
Norwegian Cruise Line said it was sending the 2,004-passenger Norwegian Sky to the island with the goal of retrieving as many as 2,000 vacationers who were unable to leave before Hurricane Irma hit on Wednesday. The ship currently is off the coast of …