Through the PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course, you get the skills,knowledge and procedures you need to answer the call of wreck diving.
You drift down and pass through a window into the past. As you near the bottom, a recognizable shape begins to form.
First, you see a straight line, then a round window. Next, a ship materializes in front of you. As you look at the wreck, past and the present meet.
Whether sunk intentionally or tragically, whether a sunken ship, a plane or an automobile, the call of wrecks is nearly irresistible to divers.
Through the PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course, you get the skills, knowledge and procedures you need to answer the call of wreck diving.
Dive the HTMS Sattakut ”LCI 742” was sunk on 18th June 2011 after an Navy ceremony.
Explore the past in the present with the PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course.
What You Learn
Techniques for diving exploring shipwrecks, and how to avoid common hazards
How to research and learn the background of your favorite wrecks
Wreck scuba diving equipment considerations
Considerations and techniques for entering intact wrecks
Experience in planning, organizing and making at least four wreck dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor
Min Age : 15
Prerequisite Certification : Advanced Diver or qualifying Rating.
Scuba Gear You’ll Need : Basic Scuba gear, Dive Computer, Some accessories, Dive light.
Dives : 4 Dives
Price : 4 Dives with standard air 7500 Baht ( Dive computer renting Price 700 for course)
4 Dives with Nitrox 9900 Baht
HTMS Sattakut Details
Displacement 246 t.(light), 264 t. (landing), 419 t.(loaded)
Length 49 m
Beam 7 mm
Draft Light 3′ 1½” mean, Landing, 2′ 8″ forward, 4′ 10″ aft, Loaded, 5′ 4″ forward, 5′ 11″ aft
Speed 16 kts (max.), 14 kts maximum continuous
LCI(L) Complement 4 Officers, 24 Enlisted
LCI(G) Complement 5 Officers, 65 Enlisted
LCI(M) Complement 4 Officers, 49 Enlisted
LCI(L) Troop Capacity 6 Officers, 182 Enlisted
LCI(L) Cargo Capacity 75 tons
Armor 2″ plastic splinter protection on gun turrets, conning tower and pilot house
Endurance 4,000 miles at 12 kts, loaded, 500 miles at 15 kts; and 110 tons of fuel
LCI(L) Armament five single 20mm guns, one bow mounted, one each port and starboard forward of wheelhouse, one each port and starboard aft of wheelhouse, on some LCIs two .50 cal machine guns were added
LCI(G) Armament two 40mm guns, four 20mm guns, six .50cal machine guns, 10 MK7 rocket launchers
LCI(M) Armament one single 40mm gun, forward, four 20mm guns, three 4.2mm chemical mortars mounted in three 4ft x 4ft wooden walled 2″ x 6″ high sand boxes on the well deck with the three tripod mortar tubes in position to fire forward over the bow, No. 2 Troop Compartment (under well deck) converted to a magazine
Fuel Capacity 130 tons, lube oil 200 gal.