332 Mountbatten to Chifley
Cablegram SAC26178 COLOMBO, 22 October 1945, 11.25 p.m.
Your 212246. 
As this matter appears to be a conflict of views on governmental level I am referring it to Mr. Attlee. I request that you will not allow ESPERENCE BAY to enter any port in Java or Sumatra until a decision has been reached.