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    Camotes Island Group Cebu Province Philippines

Location
Located to the east of Cebu and west of Leyte to the southwest of Ormoc Bay. Comprised of four islands: Pacijan Island, Poro Island, Ponson Island and Tulang Island.

Ponson Island
The village of Pilar is located to the north of the island. Survivors of the torpedoed USS Cooper (DD-695) made there way to this island, where they were assisted by Filipinos and were later rescued by PBY flying boat after the Battle of Ormoc Bay.

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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