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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

…incredible.” San Juan – One of the first two galleons sent from Manila in 1572, captured one CHamoru from Guam. San Juan de Letran – Put in at Guam. San

Father Diego Luis de San Vitores

Father Diego Luis de San Vitores Marianas evangelist Father Diego Luis de San Vitores (1627 – 1672), a member of the religious order of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), brought…

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, Umatac

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 began…

The Matao Iron Trade Part 2: Galleon Trading and Repatriation

…begin visiting the Marianas sporadically Between 1565 and 1665, Guam’s southwest coast received sporadic visits from Spanish vessels, including the first wreck of a trade galleon (San Pablo, 1568), as…

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

…for direct mission initiatives in Japan or China. San Vitores had witnessed the matao iron trade on the 1662 Acapulco ship San Damián and learned about the islanders from officers and crewmen who…