Memorandum 13 December 1937,
SECRET THE MINISTER
YAMPI SOUND IRON ORE
The late Minister in charge of Development  requested the view
of this Department on Yampi Sound.
As it is understood that this question will come before Cabinet
this week I am submitting herewith, for your information, a copy
of the note sent to the Minister. 
A copy of Defence Dept. viewpoint is also attached. 
This has not been before Cabinet previously.
W. R. HODGSON
[AA : A981, AUSTRALIA 90B, i]