Kaeo Samud

Thailand,Asia

Kaeo Samud was built for North German Lloyd in Bremen, under the name Petchaburi. She grounded and sank under a journey from Bangkok to Swatoy 27.December 1920 outside Koh Kram Yai in Thailand. The wreck is almost totally broken down and the remains rest today on a depth of 15 to 25 meter outside Sattahip. The wreck site is better known as "Petchburi Bremen" or just "Bremen".


Name:
Former names:
Dimensions:
Kaeo Samud
Petchaburi
88,5 x 11,9 x 7,3 m
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
2191 grt
Bremen ( D ) 1900 Bremen ( D )


Picture: Kaeo Samud
Originally from skovheim.org



Timeline
Built at George Seebeck AG shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany. No:173
24.09.1901 : Launching under the name Petchaburi for North German Lloyd,Bremen
28.10.1901 : Delivered to North German Lloyd
??.08. 1914 : Interned in Bangkok
27.07.1917 : Confiscated by the Thai authority. New name: Kaeo Samud
27.12.1920 : On a journey from Bangkok to Swatow with rice, sunk