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taken off the boat & the Battn. stayed on. We did not wait long at Suez, but sailed on up the Suez Canal
All along the Banks of the Canal were troops & some were in swimming. I felt glad that were were not going out on the desert because it seemed so barren & far too hot for my liking. We did not reach Port Said until about 6 oclock on Saturday 10th June. The length of the Canal is reckoned to be 88 miles long. Our boat had powerful searchlights at night time to guide her through We passed through the great Salt Lakes about 4 pm on 9th On arriving at Port Said the coal barges were very

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