Media Category: Subic Bay Freeport Zone

The former US Subic Bay Naval Base became the Subic Bay Freeport Zone in Nov. 1992

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Zf175. The zoomed-in name of the USNS Pecos T-AO 197 moored to the Alava Extension Wharf on the 10th of June 2021 in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone (SBFZ), the former Naval Base Subic Bay.

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Zf174. A closer look at the USNS Pecos T-AO 197 moored to the Alava Extension Wharf on the 10th of June 2021. It is a United States Naval Ship of the Military Sealift Command (MSC). Military Sealift Command (MSC), division within the U.S. Navy charged with delivering supplies to bases and ships worldwide through the […]

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Zf173. A Navy Ship in Subic Bay, the 10th of June 2021. This is the first U.S. Navy ship I have seen in Subic Bay since my return to the Philippines on the 21st of Nov. 2020. I assume, because of the pandemic of the COVID 19 from Red China, no Navy ships have visited. […]

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Zf176. I checked the www and found this image in the Naval Task Force 71 Facebook page. Apparently the USNS Pecos T-AO 197 was operating with, supplying the TF-71 on the 8th of June 2021 in this greater neighborhood. The guard at the commercial circle (in the first picture) told me that the USNS Pecos […]

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Zf143a The after hole was loaded first with senior Officers; it was a hell, watch the video. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video

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Zf146. The unrecognizable wreck of the Oryoku Maru, where she is resting near the Hellships Memorial in Subic Bay. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video.

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Zf145. For 5 days about 1300 POWs were kept on this small tennis court, exposed to the hot sun, almost no water and a few table spoons of uncooked rice. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video

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Zf144. he Oryoku Maru under attack and sinking, POWs are swimming ashore. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video

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Zf143. The after hole was loaded first with senior Officers; it was a hell, watch the video. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video

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Zf142. This is the Hellships Memorial in Subic Bay, located only a few hundred feet from the wreckage site of the Oryoku Maru. Picture, courtesy of Pacific War Stories video, this is the opening image of the video. The speaker, shown in this picture is LCDR Gerald Anderson, who was the principle person who created […]

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