Tag: Fort Wint

Grande Island, ex Fort Wint, Update Visit 2021-01-22

Zd856. Number 2 Gun of Battery Hall. The present management of the Grande Island Resort appears to have even less resources to keep the Coastal Defense Gun Batteries of the former Fort Wint presentable and accessible. ———————————————- After being absent from the Philippines for 15 months, I had the desire to visit the island again. […]

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Army Lt Chester K Britt, Hell Ship Oryoku Maru, Ft. Wint, Olongapo

Zo691-01. 1941 Olongapo, Chet Britt Sr.at the Olongapo Fleet Boat Landing and Waiting Shed. It looks like the Army Coastal Defense Force of Fort Wint on Grande Island in Subic Bay used the same boat landing area as the US Fleet in the Olongapo US Naval Station. This image was provided by John Duresky. ————————————————– […]

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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 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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ex Fort Wint on Grande Island Visit with Charlie 2018-07-20

Zc281. Fort Casey 10 inch Disappearing Gun, this image came from Wikimedia Commons. ex Fort Wint on Grande Island Visit with Charlie 2018-07-20 First segment of 9 images. My friend Charlie Moser helped dismantle the two (2) 10 inch guns of Battery Warwick on Grande Island, the ex Fort Wint, 50 years ago. On the […]

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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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