P.I.-Sailor’s Navy Pages…….
The U.S. Navy was my vehicle to see many parts of the world and allowed me to be witness to world events…….
This picture shows the USS New Jersey (BB-62) and an amphibious ship passing each other near Grande Island in Subic Bay, 1963, into and from the Subic Bay Naval Base.
Zf873. USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Manila Bay 14th Oct.2022. ——————————————————– Navy news that got my attention ——————————————————— Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group arrives in Manila Zf873. USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Manila Bay 14th Oct.2022. Source, click here: ——————————————————– Z874. . US aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan returns to Manila after 3 years Source, Click […]Read More
Zf841. Telesforo Trinidad was born on the island of Panay, entered the U.S. Navy Insular Force in 1910, and served through two world wars retiring in 1945. The USS San Diego (ACR-6) also served as command ship of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. ================================================ Zf829 The United States Navy and a Philippine Heritage An Essay […]Read More
DO YOU STILL WANT TO JOINT THE Navy????????? Zf815. 01 USS Benham DD-796 performs UNREP and transfer operations with a Carrier somewhere in the Pacific – Mid 1945. This is LIFE Magazine Archives – George Silk Photographer picture, captured from Peter DeForest’s Facebook page. LIFE Magazine Archives – George Silk Photographer ————————————————————————————— […]Read More
Zf740. Maritime Fairtrade publication picture, the new NOB Subic receives its first ship. ———————————————————————— At the end of May and in June 2022 the first Philippine Navy ship tied up at this new Navy Base. Here are 2 out of 7 images and most of the text from the Maritime Faretrade publication, click here: […]Read More
Zf684. From left to right, Karl-Wilhelm Welteke, Alan Yu, Charlie Moser, Dan, Scott Simms & Bill Loudermilk. I retired in 1991 and stayed in Subic, Alan Yu served as a SKC on the USS Beaufort with Bill Loudermilk, when the USS Beaufort sunk in Subic. Charlie Moser, we served together in 3 commands, Dan […]Read More
Zf568. This is an early last century U.S. Marine Corps Memorial in Cavite. This is all I know. Most likely it got established in memory of Marines who lost their lives, mostly (most likely) in the Philippine-American War 1899-1902. This picture was provided by a Marine (Ret) and friend, Bert Caloud. ————————————— This is an […]Read More
Zf495. USS NORTH CAROLINA BB-55 was launched June 13, 1941 She was the first major combatant ship without portholes in the hull. CURRENT LOCATION: west bank of Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina. Here is an interesting link from the National Park Service, click here: —————————————————– This page was started to offer Navy tidbits, general […]Read More
– Zo759. A Google Earth image of Tulagi Island and Guadalcanal Island of the Solomon Islands. I assume the PT boat base was at this location. ————————————————– NEC stands for Navy Enlisted Classification. That is how I started out as a diver. A shipmate, PO2 Auman, asked me to join him to request for our […]Read More
– Zo744 This is one of several images of the Battle of Midway, 4th June 1942, which are displayed in the hall ways of the Pearl Harbor Exchange (NEX). The pictures were shot on the 23rd of June 2020 and may be downloaded in high resolution from my Flickr album. ———————————————- In the Pearl Harbor […]Read More
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 […]Read More