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Wreck Diving In Thailand

Diving Thailand's Best Wreck Diving Location, Ao Nang, Krabi


The PADI Wreck Diver Course in Krabi

The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches you the ins and outs of rewarding, responsible wreck diving, The fun part of the PADI Wreck Diver course is visiting wrecks, unlocking mysteries and starting to gain the knowledge and experience that allows you to see things that others overlook. Sometimes, only the trained, experienced eye recognizes that a small hole or open door likely caused the vessel’s demise.

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map iconThe King Cruiser Wreck

Shark Point Marine Sanctuary

King Cruiser WreckBuilt in in 1969 at the Nippon Kokan K. K. Tsurumi Shipyard in Yokohama the ship served as a ferry in Japan for 21 years under the name MV Rokko Maru before being purchased by Songserm. Co in Bangkok in 1990 and renamed The MV King Cruiser.

For the next seven years she made the same daily journey between Phuket and Phi Phi until 4th May 1997 when she strayed off course and struck the well charted pinnacle Anemone Reef and sank.

map iconHTMS Kledkaeo Wreck / AKS-861

Phi Phi Marine National Park

HTMS Kledkaeo WreckThe Supply ship HTMS Kledkaeo enetered service in the Royal Thai Navy in 1956 as an auxilliary vessel servicing the needs of other naval vessels through almost 60 years, until being decommissioned and sunk as an artificial reef close to Krabis Phi Phi Island on 19th March 2014.

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  • Built: 1948, Pusnes Mechanical Workshop, Arendal, Aust-Agder Norway
  • Launched: 1948
  • Commissioned: AKS-861, 09 April 1956
HTMS 961 Kledkaeo wreck site Krabi Thailand
Specifications:
  • Displacement: Unknown
  • Length: 47.2 meters.
  • Beam: 7.7 meters
  • Draft: 13 meters'
  • Range: 1200 nautical miles at 12 kts.
  • Complement: 21
  • Armament: Unknown
  • Propulsion: Unknown
map iconHTMS Ravi Wreck / LCT 762

Ao Nang Local Islands

HTMS RAVI WreckOne of six LCT-Mk6 class tank landing craft transferred from US Navy to the Royal Thai Navy after WW II. Originally the USS.LCT-800, she was launched on the 14th of June 1944 and began service two days later on the 16th June.

Service: LCT-800 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 27, Group 81 (LT. W.B. Hazeltine) and participated in the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Luzon operation Lingayen Gulf landings, 9 to 18 January 1945. The LCT-800 earned one battle star for World War II service.

After the war ended, the ship was transferred to the Royal Thai Navy and commissioned in 1948, renamed HTMS Ravi after an island in the Andaman Sea. The ship was decommissioned and eventually scuttled as an artificial reef on the 20th of April 2013.

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  • Built: 25 May 1944, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co., Mount Vernon , OH
  • Launched: 14 June 1944
  • Commissioned:LCT-800, 16 June 1944
HTMS Ravi wreck site Krabi Thailand
Specifications:
  • Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
  • Length 119' 1" ovl.
  • Beam 32' 8"
  • Draft 5'
  • Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
  • Complement 14
  • Cargo Capacity: 4 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 150 t of cargo
  • Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts, 4 .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
HTMS Ravi and HTMS Lanta Krabi wreck sites

 

map iconHTMS Talibong Wreck / LCT 766

Ao Nang Local Islands

HTMS Talibong wreckOne of six LCT-Mk6 class tank landing craft transferred from US Navy to the Royal Thai Navy after WW II. Originally the USS.LCT-753, she was launched on the 10th of May 1944 and delivered for service on 10th May 1944.

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  • Built: 18 March 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL
  • Launched: 30 March 1944
  • Commissioned: LCT753, 10 May 1944
HTMS Talibong Wreck dite Krabi Thailand
Specifications:
  • Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
  • Length 119' 1" ovl.
  • Beam 32' 8"
  • Draft 5'
  • Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
  • Complement 14
  • Cargo Capacity: 4 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 150 t of cargo
  • Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts, 4 .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
HTMS Talibong LCT-766

 

map iconHTMS Kolum Wreck / LCT 765

Ao Nang Local Islands

Service: During World War II LCT-904 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 27, Group 80 and participated in the: Leyte operation Leyte landings, January 1945. Transferred, to Thailand, and commissioned into the Royal Thai Navy as HTMS Kolam (765)

LCT-904 earned one battle star for World War II service

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  • Built: 17 April 1944, at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co., Leaven worth, KS
  • Launched: 13 May 1944
  • Commissioned: LCT-904, 17 May 1944
Specifications:
  • Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
  • Length 119' 1" ovl.
  • Beam 32' 8"
  • Draft 5'
  • Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
  • Complement 14
  • Cargo Capacity: 4 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 150 t of cargo
  • Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts four .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft