72 Rescued on Alaska Sightseeing Cruise Only minor injuries reported as passengers taken to Bartlett Cove By Mark Russell, Newser Staff Posted Aug 20, 2012 3:38 AM CDT Updated Aug 20, 2012 3:59 AM CDT 5 comments Comments Glacier Bay, Alaska, was the site where a sightseeing boat hit a rock and began taking on water. (johnb406) (Newser) – Seventy-two sightseers in Glacier Bay were rescued yesterday after their boat struck a rock and began taking on water, reports AP. Only a few minor injuries were reported. The four-man crew remained on the leaking ship, but 70 passengers were transferred to another cruise ship and taken to Bartlett Cove. From there, another ship will take them to Juneau. Two other passengers were transferred to a National Park Service vessel.