National Park Chumphon lends help to Royal Navy in search of missing soldiers


A rescue boat for marine casualties was launched by Chumphon Governor Wisa Poolsirirat on 22 December 2022 from the Mu Ko Chumphon National Park Office in the Hat Sai Ri Subdistrict of the Mueang District in the province’s ongoing hunt for 23 missing royal sailors, on December 19th, in the Bang Saphan District of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province.

The National Center for Maritime Interest was notified of Mu Ko Chumphon National Park’s presence in the background (Sor Chon.) Sor Chon’s location will be used to locate missing military officers.  The southern Chumphon Islands, Sawi District, and Thung Tako District were searched by arranging three rubber boats with a total of eight policemen to track down the land surrounding each island  including the beach in the context of shared objectives

The Royal Thai Navy has cooperated with Mu Ko Chumphon National Park on the same day for a troop deployment along the shore in the Laem Thian region. No date has been set for the completion of the mission, as park authorities are still actively seeking for the desired outcome. No sign of the missing has been discovered as of yet.

Mu Koh Chumphon National Park Chief Mr. Suwant too Sansuk said, in the most recent development from late last night, it was claimed that a fishing vessel, while out on the water, spotted a lifeboat adrift in the gas column. Approximately five nautical miles from shore, in the region of Lang Suan, an orange life jacket was discovered drifting about five hundred meters from the rescue vessel.

This material will first be sent to the Koh Kula Administration Building, where it will be stored until it can be forwarded to the appropriate government agencies.


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