The P&O Cruises ship Pacific Sun hit a storm 400 miles off the north coast of New Zealand back in July 2008, an incident which saw 42 people hurt. The ship was carrying a total of 1,732 passengers and 671 crew as it travelled back to Auckland from the islands of Vanuatu. Dramatic internal CCTV footage from the incident has emerged, giving an insight into what it must have been like on board whilst 25 foot swells and winds of up to 50 knots raged outside.
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