SUBIC BAY TIME LINE
- 1960's -
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Bagobantay, which was the transmitter site for San Miguel, located on the outskirts of Quezon City and used before Tarlac was built, was closed from operations. It was on the site where a World's Fair was once to be held before WWII began.
The Main Exchange, Recreation Center and 100 housing units are built and finished in 1968.
An average of 98 ship visits a month.
Harbor Clearance Unit One is activated at Subic Bay.
April 1st, Hospital, Cubi Point, was commissioned as the U.S. Naval Hospital, Subic Bay
Sept 16th - Rusk-Ramos agreement: fixed term of military bases agreement changed to expire in 1991.
August, USS Forrestal damaged by fire is repaired at Subic.
A 600 foot extension is completed at Alava pier.
An average of 215 ship visits a month with 30 ships in port a day.
June, A fire destroys a warehouse at NSD.
October, A record 47 ships in port at one time.
A bomber that took off from Cubi, had engine trouble after take off. The pilot ejected, and then the plane looped around, came back to Subic and crashed into a bunker located at Cubi Point Naval Magizine, which was full of 5" projectiles.
The earth at the base shook from a quake near Manila.
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