HMAS Hobart bombarded an the Italian wireless station at Centre Peak Island, in the Red Sea during which her Seagull also made a solo bombing attack .
LCDR A. W. R. McNicoll, RAN, who was serving in HMS KANDAHAR, disarmed eight torpedoes in the captured Italian submarine GALILEO GALELEI, off Aden. The submarine had been forced to surrender by the trawler HMS MOONSTONE. LEUT G. F. E. Knox, RAN, also serving in KANDAHAR, was appointed prize captain of the submarine for the passage into Aden. LCDR A. W. R. McNicoll, RAN was later awarded the George Medal for his actions.