The BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16), the country's Hamilton-class cutter in service, has left
"She left her
The Filipino frigate docked at
The distance between
She is expected to be in the country by first week of August for the commissioning in September.
BRP Ramon Alcaraz successfully concluded her
The Philippine frigate departed
The ship's top speed is placed between 29 to 31 knots.
On July 2, Concepcion D. Alcaraz, the widow of Filipino naval hero Commodore Ramon Alcaraz, visited the BRP Ramon Alcaraz, the namesake ship of her husband, during its port call in
During her visit, Mrs. Alcaraz signed copies of the book "Mrs. Alcaraz, A Biography" and "Commodore Alcaraz; First Victim of President Marcos."
She was accompanied by granddaughter Hailey Marshall and daughters Ramona and Efigenia in their short tour of the Filipino frigate.
Commodore Alcaraz gained distinction in World War II by shooting down three Japanese Zero fighters who tried to attack his ship, the Abra (Q-112) during the first months of the war.
Consul General Maria Hellen De La Vega and the Filipino-American community in