DIARY: In harbour. Cook (TW Harrison) refused duty. Taken on board Theusus. Afterwards brought on board and sentenced to 90 days HMS Theseus was a Cruiser, built in 1892 in London. Theseus was rearmed, as well as having bulges fitted to her hull, which were added to enable her to take part in the Dardenelles… Continue reading 25 June 1917 – The Ship’s Cook is in trouble.
DIARY: In harbour
DIARY: Arrived in harbour at Suda Bay, Crete at 9am. Town of Cania (Chania) is at end of bay with quite a forest of trees round about. Suda Bay, Crete:
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. We 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.… Continue reading 22 June 1917 – Arrives in Syros
DIARY: Arrived Skyros and dropped hook in bay at 5am. Lovely weather Hottest day so far. Picked up hook at 6pm and proceeded to sea. The port of Linaria, Skyros:
DIARY: Received orders for home. Picked up 4 pieces from Polshannon and left Mudros at 6pm in company with Rocket We think this refers to RFA (Royal Fleet Auxiliary) Polshannon. The RFA were civilian manned ships that helped supply the Royal Navy and we know that RFA Polshannon was in Moudros at this time. … Continue reading 20 June 1917 – Starts the long voyage home
14 June 1917 Thursday Same address Dear Mother & Father They seem to have gone mad on mails for home. Another going in the morning. It is obvious we are getting on. The mail has arrived regularly now for a fortnight which I believe is somewhat of a coincidence. I am getting along OK and… Continue reading 14 June 1917 – “Roll on England, I say”; family news.