US to name warship after Filipino sailor hero
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The United States Navy will name one of its future destroyers after a Filipino sailor who rescued two fellow crewmen when their ship caught fire more than a century ago. In a tweet Thursday, US Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced that the next Arleigh Burke-class destroyer will be named after Fireman Second Class Telesforo Trinidad, who joined the US Navy in 1901.
Ismael, J. J., & Cueto, F. E. (2022, May 21). US to name warship after Filipino sailor hero. The Manila Times, pp. A1, A3.
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