Estonian pilots help the British ships complete the dangerous journey without any losses. The naval force arrives in Tallinn on 12 December, and representatives of the Estonian Provisional Government and the Estonian Chief of Staff, Major General Larka, immediately come aboard the flagship Cardiff. After this meeting with the representatives of the Estonian government, Sinclair gives orders to unload the following weapons and cargo in the Port of Tallinn the next day:
- 100 Lewis machine guns with 3,332,160 rounds,
- 50 Madsen machine guns,
- 5,000 rifles with 3,450,000 rounds,
- 28 depth charges with 50 detonators,
- 1000 shells for 40 mm artillery guns.
The Provisional Government hosts a festive lunch for the British officers the following day and invites them to see a musical in the Estonia Theatre.