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WWII List of CHamoru Deaths and Survivors in Guam

…Quintanilla Sanchez Amparo Santiago Sanchez Ana Flores Sanchez Ana Guerrero Sanchez Antonia Salas Sanchez Antonio Camacho Sanchez Antonio Cruz Sanchez Brigida Mesa Sanchez Candido Sahagon Sanchez Carlos Salas Sanchez Carmen…

Galleon: San Pablo

…iron fittings imported from Spain, the San Pablo and San Pedro “were the largest [Spanish ships] that had ever been built on the Pacific coast [at that time]….the best that…

La Nao de China: The Spanish Treasure Fleet System

…in 1654. San Damián – Father Diego Luis de San Vitores, future missionary in the Mariana Islands, was on board in 1662. The vessel was shipwrecked in Philippines. San Felipe…

Father Diego Luis de San Vitores

San Vitores. Guam Public Library System collection. Mata’pang and San Vitores statue. Guampedia photo. Marianas evangelist Father Diego Luis de San Vitores (1627 – 1672), a member of the religious…

Stops Along the Manila Galleon Trade Route

…1564 with four ships across the Pacific to claim Guam and the Philippines for King Philip II of Spain, only one ship would return homeward from Manila, the San Pablo….

Kepuha: Quipuha

…mission in Hagåtña. San Vitores’ mission led to the Spanish-CHamoru Wars and eventually solidified the prominence of the Catholic Church in the Mariana Islands. On 16 June 1668, San Vitores…

San Dionisio Catholic Church, Humåtak

San Dionisio Catholic Church Ruins View from the road San Dionisio Catholic Church, Umatac (Humåtak) First completed in 1681 Construction of the first San Dionisio Catholic Church in Umatac/Humåtak began…

The Matao Iron Trade Part 2: Galleon Trading and Repatriation

…1665, Guam’s southwest coast received sporadic visits from Spanish vessels, including the first wreck of a trade galleon (San Pablo, 1568), as well as the first encounters with Dutch and…

Hagåtña

…by Father Diego Luis de San Vitores in 1668. San Vitores is credited with establishing the Catholic Church in the Mariana Islands. Shortly after arriving on the island of Guam,…

The Matao Iron Trade Part 3: Appropriation and Entanglement

…mission as translators, cultural informants and assistants. San Vitores, whose 50-member mission reached the Marianas on 15 June 1668 on the Acapulco ship San Diego, chose Guam because it was…