Palawan Island is located in Palawan
Province in the Philippines. The island is 275 miles in length and is the fifth largest island in the Philippines and located farthest
to the west. To the northeast approximately
364 miles away is Manila on Luzon. Borders the Sulu Sea to the east and the South China Sea to the west. To the northeast is the Calamian Island Group (Calamianes) and further to the northeast is Mindoro Island. To the southwest is Borneo.
Located roughly in the middle
of Palawan's east coast, bordering Puerto Princesa Bay.
USS Robalo SS-273
July 26, 1944 sank two miles off the west coast of Palawan Island
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October 23, 2019