Rhapsody of the SeasLast night / early this morning around 4:A.M – 4:30 A.M., a wave struck the Rhapsody of the Seas, breaking the windows of five passenger cabins on deck three, injuring cruise passengers and partially flooding the cabins on deck three and also on deck two. 

One passenger, Kerry Boyd, tweeted; "Woke up at

Silversea’s Silver Explorer cruise ship suffered damage on January 12, 2013 while sailing the Drake Passage to Antarctica from the port of Ushuaia, Argentina.  Four crew members were injured in the incident and were treated in the ship’s infirmary.

News sources say that a large wave struck the cruise ship and knocked out a window on

This morning Kendall Carver, President of the International Cruise Victims organization, appeared on the "Fox and Friends" television show regarding the death of passengers aboard the Louis Majesty cruise ship.  

Ken Carver - International Cruise VictimsMr. Carver raised the issue why the passengers were not warned of the wave conditions before the disaster, based on information gathered from the ship’s radar and ocean

Three 30 foot waves crashed into the Louis Majesty cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday.  Two passengers died. 

The Greece-based Louis Cruise Lines ship was north-east of Barcelona, Spain, heading east to Genoa, Italy when three "abnormal" waves struck the vessel.

The waves smashed windows in public areas.  CNN reported that the deceased passengers included a German man, 69, from North Rhine