King Cruiser Wreck

by dmyers1429


Year Built

1969

Year Sank

1997

Depth

104 ft (31.7 m)

Difficulty Level

Novice-Intermediate


King Cruiser Wreck

Wreck Location

This recent wreck lies upright on the sandy bottom.  The top of the ship comes to within 30 feet of the surface and the hull rests on the bottom at a depth of 104 feet. .

~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   7° 48' 8.8812" N      Longitude:   98° 38' 35.9412" E

Description

The King Cruiser sank on the 4th of May 1997 was miles off course after striking Anemone reef on it’s way to Koh Phi-Phi from Phuket.  No one was injured and all passengers were safely evacuated.  It now stands as a dive spot of choice for divers in Thailand.

 

 



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