HTMS Sattakut Wreck

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HTMS Sattakut Wreck

HTMS Sattakut Wreck

The HTMS Sattakut shipwreck is a 48m long and 7m wide landing ship. Initially, it was ordered by the US Navy in 1944; it was then sold to the Royal Thai Navy... 2 years later! Scuttled in 2011 for diving purposes, it now lies straight up in 30m of water with the super structure accessible from 20m depth: so even Open Water divers can 'see' the wreck albeit not being allowed to get too close...

 

Giant Barracudas call it home, along with schools of spotted snappers, oriental sweetlips, bannerfish and coral trouts.

The HTMS Sattakut shipwreck is a 48m long and 7m wide landing ship. Initially, it was ordered by the US Navy in 1944; it was then sold to the Royal Thai Navy... 2 years later! Scuttled in 2011 for diving purposes, it now lies straight up in 30m of water with the super structure accessible from 20m depth: so even Open Water divers can 'see' the wreck albeit not being allowed to get too close...

 

Giant Barracudas call it home, along with schools of spotted snappers, oriental sweetlips, bannerfish and coral trouts.

The HTMS Sattakut shipwreck is a 48m long and 7m wide landing ship. Initially, it was ordered by ...

Other information

Type of dive site
  • Pinnacle
Depth
  • Maximum 30
  • Maximum 40
Visibility
10 to 25m
Current
Light
Required scuba diving level / certification
Advanced - CMAS 2
Boat trip duration
2 hours
Fauna
  • Barracudas

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HTMS Sattakut Wreck