Lorcha Dock in Corregidor


Lorcha Dock is situated near Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park and often referred as The Army Dock or MacArthur’s Dock.  It is in this dock where Gen. MacArthur exited from Malinta Tunnel to Australia as ordered by then US President Roosevelt. Gen. MacArthur was accompanied by US Navy Lt. Bulkely on board PT-41. They rode the PT boat for three days to reach Mindanao before boarding a plane going to Australia.

Today, what was left of the old Lorcha Dock was its ruins consists of collapsed wood and concrete. A rusted track of the old railway system is also visible. It used to connect the dock with Malinta Tunnel bringing personnel and war materials from the dock to the tunnel.

This so called dock is also a few meters away from the ferry dock.

Lorcha Dock

Lorcha Dock

Souvenir shop fronting the Lorcha Dock

Souvenir shop fronting the Lorcha Dock

At the docking area

At the docking area


This page is last updated on Jun 16, 2011 @ 1:32 pm
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