Tag: Subic Bay

Ernest J. Gaines Grave Site 2021-Jan-31

Zd890. This is one of three pictures of Ernest J. Gaines Tomb in the Gains Beach area on Redondo Peninsular in Subic Bay on the 4th of Aug. 2006. Very few people were residing there then but my hiking partners and I wanted to see the tomb. ———————————— Ernest J. Gaines was/is a Legend in […]

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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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EM3 Robert E. Norris, NSD Subic Bay, 1945-46.

Zc832. The War is Over 1945, Robert E. Norris, EM3c, USN, Subic Bay, Philippines ——————————————— Album Description Electrician Mate 3rd Class Petty Officer Robert E. Norris served in the Naval Supply Depot Subic Bay (NSD) in 1945-46. The NSD Subic Bay was actually located in a valley called Maquinaya; the river still has that name. […]

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Submarine Base Subic Bay

Zc754. This is the Navy Yard in Olongapo 1926; it seems the yard was located exactly where the Subic Bay Ship Repair Facility (SRF) was established during the Viet Nam War. That is the area of the Rivera Wharf now-a-days; 4 submarines are in a nest alongside the wharf. This picture was sent to me […]

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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 after1980 with SECDEF C. W. Weinberger from DVIC

Zc678. ID: DNST8400322. A high-angle starboard quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV-41) entering Subic Bay, escorted by three tugs. Those mountains in back run north from the town of Dinalupihan to Mt Pinatubo and the mountain range is called Cabusilan. One of my earliest walks was crossing those hills and I got […]

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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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Subic Bay & Olongapo 1981 from DVIC.

Zc548. DVIC ID: DNST8201704 An aerial view which includes part of the Naval Base, Subic Bay, the city of Olongapo , bottom right, and the bridge that is built over the canal to join the two communities. Date Shot: 28 AUG 1981 Camera Operator: PHC LARRY FOSTER ——————- These pictures are about the Naval Station […]

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