Category: Subic Bay

This category will include images and stories from SBFZ, the former Naval Base, Olongapo City, Barrio Barretto and everything else related to Subic Bay.

Zc232. Aerial shot of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone (SBFZ), the ex Subic Bay Naval Base. Photo credit- SBFZ. This photo is related to this web page:
https://business.mb.com.ph/2018/07/02/subic-freeport-gets-new-areas-to-host-more-investors/

SBFZ Perimeter Walk 22-11-22

Zg008. Pictures #045 to 065 are from my side trip to Brgy. Tipo. First of all we get a great view of the massive development/investment of the Xantheng Corp. thru their Tipo Hightech ECO Park Company. They have spread out from the SBFZ Tipo Gate at left to the Familiar Hill at right. We also […]

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Vasco’s Restaurant, Bar and Grill, also a Resort and Hotel

Zf879. Vasco’s menu cover page. ——————————– Vasco’s Restaurant, Bar and Grill, also a Resort and Hotel Magellan’s Landing Maritime Museum The Vasco’s Restaurant, Bar, Grill, Resort and Hotel and the Magellan Landing Maritime Museum (it is really one place) is a very unique, interesting, relaxing and refreshing place, so is the owner, Brian Homan, an […]

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The new Subic Bay Fire Station

The Subic Bay Fire Station This is one of 7 images of the inauguration of the newly rebuilt Subic Bay Freeport Zone Fire Station on the 20th June 2022. ———————————————- The new SBFZ Fire Station (on the former Subic Bay Naval Station) is inaugurated. The former Subic Bay Naval Base Fire Station was rebuilt at […]

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USMC Green Beach, Hanjin, Phil Navy Home Port

Zf625. The Agusuhin River Valley was an Olongapo Naval Reservation Training Area, called Green Beach by the USMC. Local people lived here in a community called Sitio Agusuhin, part of Barangay Cawag in the Subic Municipality. The Marines and local people had a good relationship. This is an about 1989 US Marine Corps image. One […]

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Nagsasa Cove Hike, 2022-03-15

Zf576. Pic #01: One of 5 images with my GPS track, and walking data from my Garmin GPS device and track account. ————————————————————— In this web presentation I chose these 9 images, picture serial numbers referred to, are based on the 155 images in the long Photobucket album. This is a challenging hike on the […]

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SBFZ Fence around the Familiar Peak on SBFZ 2022-01-21

Zf510. (007) this is one of 13 images in the above album about my track of this -along the SBFZ Fence around the Familiar Peak- walk from Google Earth and my Garmin account and they give other relevant information. In new Cabalan I forgot to safe my GPS track, so the last 2 km of […]

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Subic Bay Area Random Shots Oct.-Dec. 2021

Zf481. 004 This is one random shot of the Subic Bay area in the Oct.-Dec. 2021 time frame. This is an important item; the Sit n Bull Restaurant in Barangay Barretto moved, it is now along the National Highway, next to the entrance of Dell Pilar Street and in the same complex where the Dryden […]

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Subic Bay Area News as of 2022-01-01

—————————————————– Zf470. 211230 up Mt. PLDT, down to Sta. Rita Rv., Old Cabalan 06. This is a panorama view of Subic Bay from the PLDT Mountain. We see New Cabalan that is where the 12 days infamous (hard fighting and many casualties) Zig-Zag Pass Battle was carried out in 1945. ——————————————————– PLDT Mt. to Sta. […]

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Hell Ship Oryoku Maru

75th Anniversary Zf269. 00a. The Memorial Event Announcement. Let’s remember, according to one webpage 1622 POWs started out, 1219 Perished and only 403 survived; many, many died because of hunger, inhumane treatment and mistreatment in the hands of the Imperial Japanese Forces. In remembrance of nearly 300 Heroes, who perished during the sinking of the […]

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Subic Bay News as of 2021-06-10

Zf173. U.S. Navy ship in Subic Bay on the 10th of June 2021. This is the first foreign Navy ship I saw in 7 month, since Nov. 21 2020 when I returned to the Philippines. Before I left the Philippines on the 19th of Nov. 2019, MSC ships came regular to Subic Bay, even Navy […]

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