HTMS Kut Pattaya Wreck Dive site
HTMS Kut Pattaya Scuba Dive site
HTMS Kut formly named “USS EXNO” (LSM 333) Constructed at Pullman Works , Chicago, United State of America.
Photo from http://www.savekohsurin.com/
The royal Thai Navy and Pattaya city setting up new Wreck Dive Site. HTMS Kut was Sank down bottom of the sea on 17 September 2006. The Thai navy has sunk a decommissioned warship near Koh Larn in Pattaya Bay to create a second artificial reef and marine breeding ground in honor of the King of Thailand’s 60th year on the throne.The United States gave this ship (Former USS LSM-338) and was renamed HTMS KUT to the Thai navy during 1962. The ship is , now dilapidated beyond repair,and HTMKS Kut has been in use for more than 60 years. It now lies just slightly North of Koh Sak in around 30 meters depth of water.
Location: Locate North of Koh Sak
Depth: Average 10m -30m
Best Time: December- March
Time of Transport: 45 minutes by Boat