Proceeded at dawn and steamed to C2 buoy off Aplichau. Went up to Aberdeen later & Rose & party rejoined navy spent night at China F.C. ((China Fleet Club)) Various planes seen over HK during day.
Went up 5.45 and returning 6.30 when single bomber dropped three only bombs abreast of ship but off HK island. Set junk building yard on fire. Put out by 8.30.
Tried to find out news of D. and Mrs Dronit but could not get in touch with anyone. ((Other possible readings could be "Drouit" or "Drunit; but neither of these is listed in FRL1941.)) Thracian in to oil.
Very little news of situation. Chinese divisions said to be attacking in rear.
Cicala had bomb through aft on Wednesday but was patched.
Sailors very happy all day camouflage painting ship.
Good shooting at evening plane.