King Cruiser


King Cruiser did service as a ferry between Phi Phi islands and Phuket. She ran aground 4.May 1997 between Anemone Reef og Shark Point outside Ao Nang. The damage wasn't bigger than it took more than one hour before she sank, and all the 600 passengers were rescued. She laid herself at rest on a depth of 10 to 32 meter.

Former names:
King Cruiser
Rokko Maru
85,0 x 25,0 x 8,0 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
2822 grt
Tokyo ( JP ) 1967 Bangkok ( TH )

Picture: King Cruiser
Originally from
Wikimedia, Public domain