150 passengers evacuated after fire on Seattle touring catamaran Share This: UPI 6/15/2013 6:41:59 PM SEATTLE, June 15 (UPI) -- More than 150 passengers were evacuated from a Seattle tour ship after a fire erupted in one engine, officials said. Passengers aboard the 113-foot catamaran Victoria Clipper were put ashore at the Shilshole Marina, KOMO-TV reported Friday. Janis Smith, a spokesman for Clipper Vacations that operates the vessel, said no one was injured. She said the ship was returning from a daylong excursion to the San Juan Islands when a fire started in insulation around one of the turbine engines. The crew diverted to the marina after sealing the compartment and deploying a chemical fire suppressant, Smith said.