22 June 1917 – Arrives in Syros

DIARY: Arrived in harbour at Syra at 9am. Pretty modern town built on hill. Island fairly barren.  Picked up hook at 6pm and proceeded to sea.

diary-022-copy-2We think James is talking about Siros or Syros Island, in the Aegean Sea.  Ermoupoli is the main port so the Lady Cory-Wright probably dropped anchor in the harbour there.

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Modern Ermoupoli:syros-ermoupolis-port1

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