214 Lord Chatfield, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, to Sir Earle Page, Minister for Commerce (in London)
In response to your telephone request of yesterday, I enclose a
statement, with enclosure, which elaborates the financial aspect
of the proposal regarding the acquisition of a Capital Ship by
I hope very much this will give you the information you require.
May I ask that the details may be treated as confidential.
[AA : A1608, N51/1/6]