Monday. Arrive at Penang 6.30 am. Marian, Mr Kirk, Mr & Mrs Gregory go ashore & myself. We take tramcar & go to the Buddist Temple. See them at worship. We buy Chinese crackers and fire them to drive the Devil away. We also feed the turtle and have tea at the top of the Temple. Go through a Coconut Plantation. See Bananas growing and Pineapple. Very warm in morning. We return to the Ship at 12.30 & land again at 2 o'clock & it rained in torrents all afternoon, we return to the Ship again at 4 o'clock on the P & O steam launch.
We only took out cargo at this port. We left the Port about 8 o'clock. Temp in cabin 84 degrees.