Tag: Naval Base Subic Bay

The U.S.M.C. Patrolling Subic Bay 1907 to 1911

Ze810. U.S. Marines patrolling, hiking in the Naval Reservation around the Olongapo Naval Station circa 1909. On this event wet boots are called for. This picture came from the Earl Hancock “Pete” Ellis Picture Collection in the U.S.M.C. Archives. ————————————- Early last century, during the Spanish-American War which extended into the Philippine-American War the U.S.M.C […]

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The U.S.M.C. Maquinaya Firing Range 1902 to 1910. Bo. Barretto now!

Ze788. The USMC Firing Range at Maquinaya in 1908. The river in this valley still has that Maquinaya name today but the area is now Barrio Barretto. My house, today, is near were the targets were. This picture came from the Earl Hancock “Pete” Ellis Picture Collection in the U.S.M.C. Archives. ————————————- Early last century, […]

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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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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 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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