At dawn we passed the entrance Island of Sulaan. This Island guards the entrance to Leyte channel. It was taken by Rangers A-3.
Went into G Q. at dawn. At 0630 changed to 1-able. Started to unload troops and equipment 0700 .G.Q• JAp Planes are in the area.
Secured at 0715.Went into 1-able. 0730 G.Q. Jap planes are again around us. One Jap plane was shot down off our starboard beam.
Secured at 0800. G.Q. again at 1100, later 1-able.
1500 ship is completer unloaded. Boats arer being hoisted aboard. Hatches dogged down. We are preparing to leave Leyte.
1900 We are now under-way. Para vanes are rigged out. Just incase the Japs have laid a few mines into it. our destination is Manus Is.