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Steep Gangways

Steep Gangways

Postby tobysgranny » 19 May 2016 16:55

JollyJill wrote:
tobysgranny wrote:My goodness Jill. I would have hated to have had to come down that gangway. I'm bad enough on a 'normal' one.

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It was hairy Joan. An American lady fell down it and broke her shoulder; her face was badly bruised too.


Why I am not surprised Jill? I think I may have landed in a heap at the bottom as well!

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Steep Gangways

Postby avidcruiser » 19 May 2016 19:31

On our last cruise, and maybe also the cruise before that, on Adonia in 2015, they had an 'angleometer' thingy.

It showed the degree of tilt the gangway and the associated safety levels; green, amber orange and red. We had it almost in the red a few times and many people had to be assisted.
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Re: Steep Gangways

Postby jocap » 19 May 2016 20:19

About not using low decks because they're for crew... I was very surprised, on Indy, that access to the outside world was usually along- what do they call it? Highway 99 or something? ... the main corridor through staff quarters. Sometimes there were longish queues along there, so we could all read the notice boards. A surprise, but a very interesting one!
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