- The Anthem of the Seas was headed to the Bahamas
- The captain knew about the storm, but the winds were much stronger than the original forecast
An earlier version of this story incorrectly described the compensation that Royal Caribbean has offered passengers of Anthem of the Seas. They will receive a full refund plus a voucher for 50% of the cruise fare they paid for use on a future cruise, the cruise line said.
(CNN)Maureen Peters thought she would never see her family again. For hours on Sunday night, the Royal Caribbean cruise passenger clung to her mattress to avoid falling off her bed as huge waves tossed around the massive ship, the Anthem of the Seas.