Pattaya gives boat to navy for sea rescue, patrols

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Pattaya has donated a 10-million-baht patrol boat to the Royal Thai Navy to use for marine rescues.

City Manager Wuthipol Charoenpol presented the twin-engine “Pattaya City Sea Rescue” vessel to Cmdr. Panthree Malimat of Navy Region 1 on Feb. 1.

Pattaya has donated what it claims to be a 10-million-baht patrol boat to the Royal Thai Navy to use for marine rescues.
Pattaya has donated what it claims to be a 10-million-baht patrol boat to the Royal Thai Navy to use for marine rescues.

The Boat Tourism Business Division of Navy Region 1 recently requested that Pattaya to provide a suitable watercraft to allow it conduct patrol missions to ensure marine safety around Koh Khram and Pattaya Bay.

The city decided to give one of its two boats, known as the Mercury 205 No. 18, to the navy for its use. It previously was stationed at Koh Larn.