Author: sailor_admin

Battery Warwick Guns are not forgotten.

Zc285. Fort Wint-Grande Island 1919, this great drawing came from an U.S. Navy oiler ship web page. Zc278. Charlie Moser visited me at Subic Bay on the 15th of July 2018. Here we are on Mt. Cayuyag, north end of the bay of Subic Bay, and we see Grande Island about thumbs width left of […]

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Corregidor Treasures

Zc274.T/Sgt. Harrison T. Martin of San Francisco, Calif., one of the divers detailed to recover millions (17-unreadable) of pesos from Manila Bay, is on board a salvage ship on the 2nd Nov 1945. He is looking at the silver recovered so far. Signal Corps Photo from Yank (S/Sgt. Ed Wergeles}. This photo was sent to […]

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Corregidor News as of 2018-04-01 until ….

Zc239. The closed and empty former Freedom Café (formerly Gen MacArthur Café) during my visit between the 6th and 8th July. We always enjoyed so much comradely and historical talk, there is none here now! Corregidor is under a new management as of about earl April 2018 The Corregidor Foundation Inc. (CFI) is now under […]

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The Bauang Church Bell was returned 23 May 2016

Zc162. For decades this bell hung outside Most Holy Trinity Catholic Chapel at West Point, its history lost and forgotten. A ceremony at the chapel Friday, April 29, 2016, marked the return of the bell to its original home at Saints Peter and Paul Church in Bauang, La Union, Philippines, from where it was taken […]

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Battery Ramsay

Battery Ramsay at Fort Mills on Corregidor Island. Zc119. This is the Battery Ramsay area, this is the direction you enter it. If you look very hard to the right you can see part of #1 Gun blown up onto the parapet. This is an April 2010 photo but now it is grown over completely. […]

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Visit to the USS Stingray Memorial 2018-01-28

Zc086. Here is the location of the USS Stingray Memorial at the Caunayan Bay in Pagudpud Town, Ilocos Norte, here is a big picture. It also shows our GPS track getting there. A friend and I toured North Luzon and we put this Memorial on our schedule. It was a special thing to me, since […]

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Trip to the La Mesa Dam, Reservoir and La Mesa Park.

Ca064. This is the La Mesa ECOPARK entrance and visitor reception area, 2018-02-27. This was a trip with a friend to explore the eastern side of Bulacan Province. We wanted to look at all three water dams of the Angat River System because they are so vital to life of the people in Metro Manila. […]

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Trip to the Angat Dam in Bulacan 2018-02-27

Trip to the Angat Dam in Bulacan 2018-02-27 Ca048. The Angat Dam and Hydro Power Plant 2018-02-27. This was a trip with a friend to explore the eastern side of Bulacan Province. We wanted to look at all three water dams of the Angat River System because they are so vital to life of the […]

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Ipo Dam in Bulacan Province

Trip to the Ipo Dam in Bulacan This was a trip with a friend to explore the eastern province of Bulacan. We wanted to look at all three water dams of the Angat River System because they are so vital to life of the people in Metro Manila. During WWII the liberation and capture of […]

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