|Day: The first attack was at 07:30hrs with feint attacks
on Dover but main shipping attack centered on Portland Naval Base. There
was heavy dog-fighting over Isle of Wight and Weymouth areas, 7 RAF Squadrons
( No 87-
213- No 601-
111 - No 238 -
145) engaging about 400 enemy aircraft which consisted of Ju
88's, He 111's, Bf
109's and Bf 110's. Further
shipping attacks happened between Margate and The Wash.
Night: Attacks centered on an area from the Severn Estuary up to Merseyside with some more mine laying.
Losses: Luftwaffe 38 : Fighter Command 32.
Weather: Mainly fair, with increasing cloud during the day.