Luxury Cruise Ship Clips Bridge

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A luxury cruise ship has clipped a bridge on the Cape Cod Canal in Massachusetts on Wednesday night, October 12.

The Viking Star which is operated by Viking Cruises clipped the Buzzards Bay Railroad Bridge and it was all caught on video. According to Cape Cod Times, the ship passed under the bridge at around 7:08 PM and the local Army Corps is investigating the incident.

Watch Ship Clipping Bridge:

As seen in the footage above by Katie Barlow the Viking Star can be seen sailing slowly under the bridge. It seems a mast near the ships main funnel clipped and scraped along the bridge. It’s unclear if anything important was damaged.

Viking Star
Image By: Viking Cruises

The Viking Star is sailing 12-day cruise from Montreal, Canada. The vessel was calling in Boston when it sailed along Cape Cod Canal and arriving at New York today where the voyage will come to an end. The ship is 47,800 gross tons and has a passenger capacity of 928.

Viking Star

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