From Flickr: “NH 105298” by Photograph Curator

April 27, 2015 Uncategorized

NH 105298: Filipino insurgent surrender, 1902. The first lighter load of insurgents of Filipino General Guevara’s army approaching the wharf at 4 pm on 26 May 1902 at Catbalogan, Samar, where they formally surrendered. The insurgent soldiers had been brought to Catbalogan by the collier USS Nanshan and were transferred there to lighters. The small gunboat just beyond the lighter may be USS Basco, which assisted in the operation. This surrender ended the guerilla warfare in the Philippines that began in 1899. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Collection of Captain Washington Irving Chambers, donated by Captain E. R. Chambers, 1951. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

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