In a video recorded Thursday by a Carnival Dream passenger, crew member formed a bucket brigade and waded through ankle-deep water into one soaked hallway.
In an emailed statement Annemarie Mathews said it
About 100 guests were affected by the flooding. Mathews said: "Two guests accepted the company's offer to fly them home early."
The ship returned to its homeport in New Orleans as scheduled Sunday morning.
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