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Chetumal in Municipality of Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

Mr. Ignacio Filiberto Sabido Padilla

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 27, 2019
1. Mr. Ignacio Filiberto Sabido Padilla Marker
Inscription.  

Don Ignacio Filiberto Sabido Padilla
Nació el 22 de Agosto de 1936, en el faro de Isla Contoy, siendo el uno de los contados mexicanos nacido en esta isla (hoy área natural protegida) y fue registrado oficialmente en las oficinas del registro civil en Isla Mujeres, Q. Roo, el día 23 de Octubre del mismo año. Sus padres fueron los CC. Arcadio Sabido Zetina (+) y Dolores Padilla (+).

En sus primeros años, realizó sus estudios de nivel primaria en la escuela “Benito Juarez” en la Isla de Cozumel Q. Roo, posteriormente pasó su niñez navegando con sus hermanos y sus padres, transcurriendo esta estapa de su vida con residencia en diferentes faros de nuestro estado: en Punta Molas, Punta Celarain, Punta Herrero, Cabo Catoche y otros, ya que su padre era farero al que constántemente le cambiaban su adscripción.

A finales de 1947 trasladaron a su padre al faro de Tulum, por lo que su madre y sus hermanos, con excepción de Filiberto se quedaron en Cozumel, siendo él su único acompañante en esa encomienda.

En 1954, a la edad de 18 años, abandonó el seno familiar para embarcarse en la motonave
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“General Obregón”, entonces propiedad del Gobierno del Territorio de Quintana Roo, en la que se transportaban a Chetumal productos comestibles básicos como: azúcar, arroz, frijol y manteca provenientes del puerto de Veracruz.

Tiempo después se embarcó en el “Buenavista” propiedad de Don José Padrón Zetina, en el cual se transportaba diesel del puerto de Campeche, mercancías de puerto Progreso, así como Gas-avión de la Texaco, el cual era transportado desde puero Barrios, Guatemala. Posteriormente se embarcó en el “Pepito” un pequeño remolcador propiedad de la casa Aguilar, muy famosa en aquel entonces, en ese barco se remolcaban trozos de madera procesada a lo largo del Rio Hondo.

El primero de Enero de 1957 ingresó a la Secretaría de Marina Mercante como guarda faro, nombre que se le daba antiguamente a esa actividad, plaza laboral que se le concedió al fallecer su padre.

El 11 de Octubre de 1961 contrajo nupcias con la Srita. Yolanda Isabel González Muñoz (+), con la cual procreó 6 hijos: Filiberto (+), Wilhema (+), René, Joel, Arleny y Edgar.

También tuvo a su cargo el Mareografo, el cual estaba ubicado en el muelle de la Terminal Marítima de Chetumal, mismo que servía para medir o registrar oscilaciones del nivel del mar.

Paralelamente con su actividad de guardafaros en Chetumal, de 1987 a 1991 se desempeñó
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 27, 2019
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The markers make up two of the six panels shown here at the Chetumal pier migration area.
como secretario sindical de la Capitanía de Puerto, dependiente de la S.C.T. también se desempeñó como jefe de servicios navales de la Marina Mercante, adscrito a la Capitanía de Puerto de Chetumal, fungiendo al mismo tiempo como encargado del faro en Chetumal, labor que desempeñó por 42 años de 1957 hasta 1999, cuando se jubiló del cargo.

Pie de fotos:
Documento inédito Fechado el 27 de Agosto de 1936, mediante el cual se hizo del conocimiento de las autoridades civiles el nacimiento del C. Ignacio Filiberto Sabido Padilla el día 22 del mismo mes y Año en Isla Contoy.

Don Filiberto en compañía de su esposa la C. Yolanda I. González.

Don Filiberto (a la derecha) en compañía de su esposa e hijos.

Don Filiberto (Tercero de izquierda a derecho) en compañía de sus hermanos y hermanas.

Don Filiberto (Centro) acompañado por sus hijos y nietos


English:
Mr. Ignacio Filiberto Sabido Padilla
He was born on August 22, 1936, in the lighthouse of Contoy Island, being one of the few Mexicans born on this island (now protected area) and was officially registered in the civil registry office in Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, on October 23 of the same year. His parents were the CC. Mr. Arcadio Zetina (+) and Dolores Padilla (+).

During his early years, he studied in the primary school, “Benito Juarez”
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 27, 2019
4. Mr. Ignacio Filiberto Sabido Padilla Marker
The marker is mounted near the pier's migration area, behind the pickup truck.
on the island of Cozumel Q. Roo, later spent his childhood sailing with his brothers and parents, passing this stage of his life residing in different lighthouses in our state: in Punta Molas, Punta Celarain, Punta Herrero, Cabo Catoche and others, as his father was the lighthouse keeper who constantly change his affiliation.

In late 1947, his father was moved to the lighthouse of Tulum, so his mother and brothers, except Filiberto stayed in Cozumel, being him the only companion of his mother.

In 1954, at the age of 18, he left his family to embark the ship “General Obregon,” property of the Government of the Territory of Quintana Roo, which basic food stuffs such sugar, rice, beans and butter from the port of Veracruz were transported to Chetumal.

Afterwards he embarked on the “Buenavista”, property of Don José Padrón Zetina, on which diesel was transported from the port of Campeche, goods from the port of Progreso and jet fuel from Texaco, which was transported from puerto Barrios, Guatemala. Later this product was transported on board the “Pepito”, a small tugboat owned by Casa Aguilar, very famous at that time, also on that ship whole Wood pieces of mohogany along the Rio Hondo were towed.

On January 1, 1957 he joined the Ministry of Merchant Marine as a lighthouse keeper, name that was given to the father
A view towards the south along the Chetumal pier and migration/port building at its end. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 27, 2019
5. A view towards the south along the Chetumal pier and migration/port building at its end.
that he inherited, when his father died.

On October 11, 196 he married Miss. Yolanda Isabel González Muñoz (+), with which he procreated 6 children: Filiberto (+) Wilhema (+), René, Joel, Arleny and Edgar.

He also was responsible for the tide gauge, which was located in the dock of Chetumal Terminal Maritime, the same that was used to measure or record oscillations of sea level.

parallel with his activity in Chetumal as lighthouse keeper, from 1987 to 1991 he served as chief of the union of the Harbor Master, depending of the SCT, also served as chief of naval services of the Merchant Marine, assigned to the Port of Chetumal, serving simultaneously as lighthouse keeper in Chetumal, work he did for 42 years from 1957-1999, when he retired from office.

Captions:
Unpublished document Dated August 27, 1936, by which is made known to the civil authorities the birth of Ignacio Filiberto Sabido Padilla on day 22 of the same month and year in Isla Contoy.

Mr. Filiberto with his wife Yolanda I. González

Mr. Filiberto (right) in the company of his wife and children.

Mr. Filiberto (third from left) in the Company of his brothers and sisters

Mr. Filiberto (center) accompanied by his children and grandchildren
 
Location. 18° 29.431′ N, 88° 17.962′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Municipality of Othón P. Blanco. Marker is on Boulevard Bahía just east of Avenida Independencia, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is at the end of the main Chetumal pier. Marker is in this post office area: Chetumal, Quintana Roo 73000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Life of the Lighthouse Keeper / Lighthouse Keepers of Chetumal (here, next to this marker); The Emblematic Pier of Chetumal (here, next to this marker); Monument to Nachi Cocom (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Payo Enríquez de Rivera (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Joop Beljön (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Monument to the Mexican Flag (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Southern Fleet (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 12, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on May 13, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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