Moments After A Cruise Ship Left New York, A Nightmare Unfolded That Resulted In Mutiny

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It’s July 2, 1978, just after 3:00 a.m., and passengers on the ship S.S. America are angry. So incensed are the people, in fact, that they begin shouting “we want to get off!” And the chanting is soon followed by violence. It’s a mutiny – but this isn’t a naval insurgence that’s in full swing. Believe it or not, the revolt is happening on a cruise ship.

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