This feature is a permanent extract of the best REDISCOVERING CORREGIDOR posts from our Bulletin Board

 

FIELD NOTES

 

 
MISCELLANEOUS TRAVELS
ON CORREGIDOR 1

MISCELLANEOUS TRAVELS
 ON CORREGIDOR - 1

VARIOUS SCENES - PART 1
THEN AND NOW

ENGINEER RAVINE

THEN AND NOW

BATTERY GEARY
AIR RAID SHELTER PART 1

BATTERY GEARY
VINTAGE IMAGES PART 2

BATTERY GEARY
 TODAY - PART 3

GOAL-POST RIDGE

BATTERY RJ-43

NAVY RADIO INTERCEPT TUNNEL ,  FOTS2/110423

TAILSIDE CEMETERIES, TOMBSTONES, FOTS2/110316

MALINTA HILL,
COMPARISON 1977 SLIDES, FOTS2/090820

MALINTA HILL, GUN POSITION LOCATED,  FOTS2/110320

MIDDLESIDE BARRACKS,
EXT & INTERIOR,  FOTS2/101210

NORTH OF KINDLEY FIELD,
WALKING WEST,  FOTS2/101210

TAILSIDE, LT. LAWRENCE'S GUN POSITION, FOTS2/110205

OFFICER'S COUNTRY,
GOLF CLUB & POOL, FOTS2/100329

ROCK POINT,
SEARCHLIGHT NO. 2, FOTS2/091205

SEARCHLIGHT  NO. 2, DAMAGE BY LANDSLIDE  FOTS2/100415

GUN GROUP COMMAND POST, NO. 1, INTERIOR, FOTS2/090823

REVISITING BUNKER'S C-1 TUNNEL, FOTS/100427

DID BATTERY GRUBBS JUMP THEIR TRUNNIONS, TF/100120

INFANTRY TRENCH LINES ON TAILSIDE, FOTS2/090408

MALINTA GASOLINE STORAGE LATERALS FOTS2/090517

BATTERY WAY, PRE-WAR & SPECS, FOTS2/100523-1

BATTERY WAY, INTERIORS, PIT & STATIONS,  FOTS2/100523-2

JAPANESE TWIN 25mm AA GUN, IDENTIFICATION, FOTS2/100121

MARIVELES TUNNEL No 1,
 WELTEKE 110103

BATTERY SUNSET
 FOTS2/110514

 

 

 

 

 

FIELD NOTE:

 

PLACE: CORREGIDOR DATE:

5 DECEMBER 2009

LOCALE: ROCK POINT
OBSERVATION: LANDSLIDE DAMAGE TO SEARCHLIGHT NO. 2
BY: JOHN MOFFITT
 

REF: FOTS2/100415

   

When I wrote the FOTS2/091205 REPORT report I wondered how much of the searchlight track had disappeared during the landslide that occurred six months ago. I now have an answer for you.



Walking from James Ravine, you can see Rock Point ahead. Recent fallen rock is still red.



Looking up towards the new cliff face.



Here is exactly how much of the Searchlight #2 concrete ramp that broke off during the landslide. (Conchita Island below Battery Hanna is in the distance).



Another view of the end of the concrete ramp.



Looking up you can see part of the ramp is now sticking out over the cliff face.



A 5x zoomed view of the bottom of the broken concrete ramp.



The cliff face from another angle.



A 5x zoomed view from this angle. Note in the above photos that no rebar was used in the construction of this ramp so it broke easily.



One other piece of concrete was lying in the rubble. It appears to have been a short pillar with a concrete base.



Another view of the pillar.



Continuing on towards Cape Corregidor, here is the view looking back towards Rock Point. It is no longer an island at high tide. Bataan is in the background.

Hey Phantom, I did not see any recently exposed Japanese tunnels.:'(