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UPDATE: Carnival Triumph cruise ship breaks free, workers may be in the water in Mobile

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A US Coast Guard boat patrols near the cruise ship Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this year. The Carnival Triumph is expected to dock in Mobile, AL  U.S. Coast Guard Photo A US Coast Guard boat patrols near the cruise ship Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this year. The Carnival Triumph is expected to dock in Mobile, AL U.S. Coast Guard Photo

MOBILE, AL (NBC) -- The Carnival Triumph -- the cruise ship that lost propulsion in the Gulf of Mexico in February, eventually leaving thousands of passengers stranded aboard with backed up toilets and limited food -- broke loose from its moorings at a shipyard in Mobile, Ala.

"Due to strong winds in Mobile, Ala., Carnival Triumph, which was docked at a Mobile shipyard, broke away from its moorings," Carnival said in a statement. "The ship drifted and is currently resting against a cargo vessel. Tug boats and the U.S. Coast Guard are on site."

The ship drifted and struck a moored Army Corp boat, the Coast Guard said. No one on that vessel was hurt.

The Triumph suffered a scrape on its side from the collision, and hit a dock as it was drifting, the Coast Guard said.

The Triumph is being controlled by harbor tugs, said Judith Adams of the Alabama Port Authority.

A guard shack two docks over from the Triumph blew over when the ship broke loose, Mobile Fire-Rescue told NBC News. One person has been pulled from the water and is currently in the hospital. Mobile Fire-Rescue is searching for a second person.

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