Last updated on August 10th, 2018 at 06:42 pm
Yes, cruise ships have morgues.
Large cruise ships can have a population as large as an entire small town so it’s necessary that they are prepared for a passenger death – or deaths. It’s not uncommon for more than one passenger to pass away during cruise.
Look around on your next cruise – it’s no uncommon to see elderly people or those in seemingly poor health. Some choose to have one last trip as their health is failing or they’ve got a terminal illness.
Whatever the case, there is a morgue on the ship equipped with body bags, ready to hold a body until the deceased can be returned to the family for burial.