Ruby Princess Cruise ship, fixed after S.F. crash, departs for Alaska ‘fit to sail’

The Ruby Princess cruise ship finally departed the Port of San Francisco on Sunday afternoon after it was declared “fit to sail” following repairs after its Thursday crash into a dock, the cruise line said.

“Princess Cruises can confirm that repairs on Ruby Princess have been completed, and following inspection and certification by the United States Coast Guard the ship is safe and fit to sail,” a statement from the cruise company said Sunday. It pushed off at 3:40 p.m. for its planned excursion to Alaska.

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