Moudros as a naval base and starting point of the Greek fleet during the 1st Balkan War, contributed to the winning outcome of the war and the liberation of the North Aegean islands. The decision to move the operational base of the Greek Navy at the heart of the Aegean, opposite the Dardanelles, is attributed to the strategic insight of the legendary commander of the fleet Pavlos Koundouriotis. From the Moudros naval station, battleships and torpedo boats that took part in the operations in North and East Aegean, participating in both victorious naval fights, of Elli and of Lemnos.

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