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Letter from Captain Charles Sealy aboard the HC cruizer Ternate at Bassidore [Bāsaʻīdū], to marine officers aboard HC cruizers stationed in the Persian Gulf [‎8r] (3/4)

The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 17 May 1824. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Captain Charles Sealy, Senior Marine Officer in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , issues a letter containing general instructions to his ships’ officers. He orders them to: (a) report the building of forts on the Arabian Coast, but not to interfere or investigate them and (b) to carry out examinations of vessels promptly and avoid delays, so that vessels do not have to be detained. He also authorises them to grant passes to those who apply and keep a register, but to refuse applicants who have clearly fitted out their boats for piratical purposes.

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Letter from Captain Charles Sealy aboard the HC cruizer Ternate at Bassidore [Bāsaʻīdū], to marine officers aboard HC cruizers stationed in the Persian Gulf [‎8r] (3/4), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/31, ff 7-8v, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023416119.0x00001d> [accessed 17 February 2020]

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