The 70 foot long pirate-themed vessel “The Pirate’s Ransom” went aground off Clearwater, Florida. The pirate vessel with 100 passengers had gone aground in heavy fog near the Memorial Causeway Bridge. Another passenger vessel, the 65 foot long “Island Time” went aground while attempting to take some of the passengers off the “Ransom” to ashore. All passengers were rescued by fire and police boats. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.