Four months after an engine fire left it adrift in misery for days, Carnival Triumph is scheduled to return to sea on June 3. First, though, it’s going to have to be treated for a gash in its starboard aft side.
It’s as though this ship were cursed. A few weeks ago, hurricane-force winds hit Mobile, Ala., tearing the Triumph off its moorings and ripping its side. A rigging worker fell into the water and died.
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