The number of US Navy ships receiving names varies widely by year but averages roughly to about eight. Photo: US Navy The number of US Navy ships receiving names varies widely by year but averages roughly to about eight. Photo: US Navy
The number of US Navy ships receiving names varies widely by year but averages roughly to about eight. Photo: US Navy

Asian-Americans lobby to name US Navy ship for Philippine sailor Telesforo Trinidad

  • Supporters say naming a ship for Trinidad would honour the only Asian-American in the US Navy granted the nation’s highest award for valour
  • Tens of thousands of Filipinos and Americans of Filipino descent have served in the US Navy since 1901

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The number of US Navy ships receiving names varies widely by year but averages roughly to about eight. Photo: US Navy The number of US Navy ships receiving names varies widely by year but averages roughly to about eight. Photo: US Navy
The number of US Navy ships receiving names varies widely by year but averages roughly to about eight. Photo: US Navy
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