Memorial Monument: Catalino Tingzon

Memorial Monuments and Museums Tour - Southport, NC

Memorial Monument: Catalino Tingzon

Southport, North Carolina 28461, United States

Created By: Southport Historical Society


Comemorating the sinking of the JOHN D. GILL by a German Uboat on 3/12/1942. Eight crew members and three armed guards were picked up by the US Coast Guard and landed at Southport, North Carolina. Six officers, 13 crewmen and four armed guards were lost and many of the survivors were badly burned. Seaman Catalino Tingzon, a nativeof the Philippines, is buried in Southport's Northwood Cemetery. Sponsored by the Southport Historical Society.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Memorial Monuments and Museums Tour - Southport, NC


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