215 Sir Earle Page, Minister for Commerce (in London), to Lord Chatfield, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff

Letter LONDON, 7 June 1938

I desire to acknowledge your letter of 3rd June [1] concerning the acquisition of a capital ship by Australia. The information you appended was exactly what I required.

I note that you desire the details to be treated as confidential.

EARLE PAGE

1 Document 214.

[AA : A1608, N51/1/6]