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Carlton Queen Capsizes in the Red Sea

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We told the story of the harrowing escape and heroism when the liveaboard Carlton Queen capsized in Egypt in a special report in late May ( Once the passengers had escaped from the stricken vessel, their troubles were not over. Christian Hanson, one of the passengers, continues his story:

"I'm dragged into the life raft by my trousers. I was surprised to see the captain was already on board. One of the lady guests was in complete shock, so I had to deal with comforting her and bringing her around. I heard that the second life raft had flipped over and drifted off into the open sea.

"The Carlton Queen's captain told us not to use the flares. We were in the middle of the busy shipping lane to Suez, and I could see a cargo container ship barreling down on us. Some of the passengers onboard were yacht people and, following their training, took charge....

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