“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Southport in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Catalino Tingzon

Catalino Tingzon Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Tom Troy, January 15, 2008
1. Catalino Tingzon Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of Catalino Tingzon, interred in Northwood Cemetery, and all Merchant Marine seamen and U.S. Navy Armed Guard on the tanker S.S.John D. Gill torpedoed and sunk off Cape Fear by the German submarine U-158 March 12, 1942. The citizens of Southport cared for the survivors and mourned for those who lost their lives.
Erected 1994 by the Southport Historical Society, on March 12.
Marker series. This marker is included in the US Navy Armed Guard marker series.
Location. 33° 55.02′ N, 78° 1.104′ W. Marker is in Southport, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on East Bay Street near South Howe Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Southport NC 28461, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. (Map of the First 100 Lots) (within shouting distance of this marker); Mrs. Jessie Stevens Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Johnston (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Josiah Martin (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Johnston
Catalino Tingzon Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. Catalino Tingzon Marker
(about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Johnston (about 500 feet away); Indian Trail Tree (about 700 feet away); Southport’s First Fire Alarm (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Southport.
Also see . . .  A Night to Remember — Survivors, town look back at WWII sinking of John D. Gill. (Submitted on January 17, 2008.)
Additional keywords. United States Merchant Marine; Filipino
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,604 times since then. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page was the Marker of the Week Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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