What happened to BRP Ramon Alcaraz?

What happened to BRP Ramon Alcaraz?

BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PS-16) is the second ship of the Gregorio del Pilar-class offshore patrol vessels of the Philippine Navy. She was decommissioned on 30 March 2012 and acquired by the Philippines under the Excess Defense Articles and the Foreign Assistance Act.

Who is Senator Alcaraz?

Ramon A. Alcaraz
Nickname(s) Monching, Parron
Born August 31, 1915 Quingua, Bulacan, Philippine Islands
Died June 25, 2009 (aged 93) Santa Ana, California, U.S.
Buried Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, California, U.S.

Where is BRP Gregorio del Pilar?

At present, the BRP Gregorio Del Pilar is still on drydock in Subic Bay, Zambales. The ship has a gross tonnage of 3,250 tons, a length of 378 feet, a beam of 43 feet, and a draft of 15 feet while its propulsion systems consist of two diesel engines and two gas turbine engines, giving it a top speed of 29 knots.

Who is the father of Philippine Navy?

General Emilio Aguinaldo
The Philippine Navy was established during the second phase of the Philippine Revolution when General Emilio Aguinaldo formed the Revolutionary Navy which was initially composed of a small fleet of eight Spanish steam launches captured from the Spaniards.

When did Gregorio del Pilar died?

December 2, 1899
Gregorio del Pilar/Date of death

Who is Gregorio del Pilar wife?

Dolores Nable José
In an article published by the Boston Evening Transcript, McCutcheon details that Gregorio del Pilar and Dolores Nable José were set to be married around mid-November 1899.

Is Tattoo allowed in Philippine Navy?

Under existing conventions, an aspiring soldier or police may be disqualified based on existing tattoos. The Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) and the PNP, for instance, cite “tattoos or other brotherhood marks” as possible grounds for “medical disqualification.”

How many fighter jets does Philippines have?

198 aircraft

Philippine Air Force
Size 17,600 active personnel 16,000 reserve personnel 198 aircraft
Part of Armed Forces of the Philippines
Headquarters Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay, Metro Manila
Motto(s) “Guardians of our Precious Skies, Bearers of Hope”

Is Singapore military powerful?

Singapore has been described as “a military powerhouse with the best air force and navy in Southeast Asia”. Singapore’s vast wealth allows it to acquire and make the best equipment available as well as incorporate high-end technological equipment into its nation military forces.

Is Remedios real in Goyo?

Historians used to think it was Dolores who caught Goyo’s eye because it was her name on the handkerchief, but in reality it was Remedios.

What kind of ship is BRP Ramon Alcaraz?

BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PS-16) is the second ship of the Gregorio del Pilar -class offshore patrol vessels of the Philippine Navy. From 1968 to 2012, she was known as USCGC Dallas and served the United States Coast Guard as a high endurance cutter.

What kind of engine does Ramon Alcaraz have?

Ramon Alcaraz employs the shipboard application of aircraft gas turbine jet engines with the use of controllable pitch propellers. She is equipped with two 18,000 horsepower (13,000 kW) Pratt & Whitney gas turbines and can propel the ship at speeds up to 28 knots (52 km/h).

Who is BRP Tarlac and who is PS-16?

BRP Tarlac (LD-601) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PS-16) sail in formation during the at-sea portion of Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Sama Sama 2018.

Why was the USS Dallas named after Ramon Alcaraz?

On 6 May 2012 during the 70th commemoration of the Fall of Bataan, President Benigno Aquino III announced the naming of the ex-USCGC Dallas to BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) in honor of the World War II hero and officer of the Philippine Navy.