King Othon was a combined sail and paddle steamer laid down by Charles Lungley in London, and was launched in 1860 for the King of Greece. She was in 1868 sold to the company Hellenic Steam Shipping company in Pireus. Under a journey from Pireus to Syros with passengers that same year, she hit ground outside Kea after an navigational error 23. February. Order to abandon ship was given and everybody got away from the accident without injuries. The following day she broke in two and disappeared in the deep. The remains of her rest today in two parts on a depth of 18 to 35 meter on the southeast side of the island Kea at Makripounda.

Former names:
King Othon
66,0 x 8,3 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
641 grt
London ( UK ) 1860
( GR )

Last updated: December 2020