If veteran cruiser Barry Lieberman had to grade his recent voyage on the Norwegian Sun, “it would be an F-,’ he said bluntly.

In more than 40 years of cruising, after 57 cruises, Lieberman has never had a bad voyage.

“But this was worse than bad,” he said.

Lieberman and his wife Mickie, who live in Boynton Beach, sailed on a late March sailing from Miami to Los Angeles on the Sun — while the ship underwent construction. For two weeks, the sounds of jackhammers pierced cabin walls, decks were inaccessible and sewer lines broke, filling entire cabins with the odor of feces and urine.

Lieberman’s March 16 to March 31 voyage on the 1,936-passenger ship through the Panama Canal was the vessel’s last before entering a dry dock period for extensive renovations. But Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line began the renovations early — while passengers were still aboard.

Lieberman and hundreds of fellow travelers are incensed.

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