Passengers cheer exit from smelly ship

Posted: February 15, 2013 at 5:28 a.m.

The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed at a snail’s pace Thursday into Mobile Bay, Ala., where its more than 4,200 passengers eagerly waited to disembark.

A cruise ship disabled for five days in the Gulf of Mexico finally docked with more than 4,000 people aboard late Thursday, passengers raucously cheering the end to an ocean odyssey they say was marked by overflowing toilets, food shortages and foul odors.

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