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Submarine Base Subic Bay

Zc754. This is the Navy Yard in Olongapo 1926; it seems the yard was located exactly where the Subic Bay Ship Repair Facility (SRF) was established during the Viet Nam War. That is the area of the Rivera Wharf now-a-days; 4 submarines are in a nest alongside the wharf. This picture was sent to me […]

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Barretto, Maquinaya, WWII

Zc728. This is a 1930 image of the Navy Rifle Range (a better description would be to call it the Marine Corps Rifle Range) located in the area called Maquinaya, This area became Barrio Barretto. The river is still called Maquinaya River. This picture was provided by my Marine friend Bert Caloud. ——————————– Barrio Barretto, […]

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Subic Bay WWII

Zc720. Olongapo Leatherneck Post in 1941, this is an International News Photo; descriptions are in the next image. I received this photo from my USMC friend Bert Caloud. This pictures show the Spanish Gate and the barracks on the North West side of the gate. The resident units may be assigned to Officers or NCOs. […]

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Army-Navy Story in Subic Bay

Zc701. This is Grande Island, the former Fort Wint, in its heyday as a Navy Recreation Center. A battle ship and an amphibious ship are passing each other in and out of Subic Bay. On the island, left side and up is Battery Warwick, the two 10 Inch guns have been removed already at this […]

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Subic Bay pre WWII

Zc697. This is the Spanish Gate or West Gate of the Naval Station Olongapo. We are looking west; going thru that gate takes you to the Naval Reservation Town of Olongapo. We don’t have a date for this picture but it must be pre war. That looks like garden and landscaping in front of residential […]

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Subic Bay Post WWII

Zc690. The U.S. Naval Station Subic Bay in 1950, I certainly recognize the mountains behind Olongapo. Left are Kalaklan Ridge and a little right of center we are looking into the Gordon Heights Valley. This picture was provided by Bert Caloud in 2015. —————————- These are Subic Bay historical pictures I have received from my […]

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Subic Bay after1980 with SECDEF C. W. Weinberger from DVIC

Zc678. ID: DNST8400322. A high-angle starboard quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV-41) entering Subic Bay, escorted by three tugs. Those mountains in back run north from the town of Dinalupihan to Mt Pinatubo and the mountain range is called Cabusilan. One of my earliest walks was crossing those hills and I got […]

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Subic Bay with CV41 after1980 from DVIC.

Zc665. ID: DNST8400333. A port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41) being maneuvered into Alava Pier by four tugs. This is a good shot into the Gordon Heights Valley. Date Shot: 14 SEP 1981 Camera Operator: PHCS STEVEN HARRIS —————————————– Page description: These pictures are about the Naval Base Subic Bay […]

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Subic Bay & Olongapo 1981 from DVIC.

Zc548. DVIC ID: DNST8201704 An aerial view which includes part of the Naval Base, Subic Bay, the city of Olongapo , bottom right, and the bridge that is built over the canal to join the two communities. Date Shot: 28 AUG 1981 Camera Operator: PHC LARRY FOSTER ——————- These pictures are about the Naval Station […]

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Battery Rock Point.

Zc535. The approximate location of the Battery Rock Point Panama Mount we have seen so far. This is the Rock Point area of the former Fort Mills on Corregidor Island. Battery Rock Point, 155 mm GPF gun/s on Panama Mount/s During the Corregidor Siege the entire installed stationary 155 mm GPF guns were very seldom […]

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