Lieutenant Hip is first seen when Bond goes to the Bottoms Up club. He meets with Gibson to talk about the solex agitator, which is 95% efficient. When leaving the Bottoms Up club, Gibson is shot by Francisco Scaramanga. When Hip can't find the solex agitator, he arrests Bond and tells him he is taking him the station. After boarding a boat, Bond becomes suspicious and decides to escape when the boat passes close to a sunken liner. Bond then discovers the sunken liner is a base of operations for MI6 in Hong Kong. He is then embarrassingly introduced to his new partner at the start of a briefing by M.
Later Lieutenant Hip shows Bond where Hai Fat's mansion is, Bond enters even with Hips warning about the guards.
When Bond meets Andrea Anders with the solex agitator, Hip is disguised as a Peanut vendor, which helps Bond give him the Solex.