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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎116r] (18/142)

The record is made up of 1 volume (65 folios). It was created in c 1953. 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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APPENDIX D
(Paragraph 43)
Protocol Rules—1953
Calls Between Commanding Officers of Warships and the
Authorities Ashore
(Revised November 1953)
A.—ROYAL NAVY
1. Frequency
{a) Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and the Trucial States
Calls are exchanged between the Commanding Officer of a visiting ship and
the political authorities ashore and the Ruler once in the tour of duty of each,
except that the Senior Naval Officer, 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. , receives a call from the Ruler of
Qatar on each occasion that he visits Dohah, unless he wishes to waive it on any
particular occasion.
ib) Muscat
Calls are exchanged between the Commanding Officer of the visiting ship and
the Sultan on the occasion of each visit, and between the Commanding Officer and
the Consul-General, Muscat, once in the tour of duty on each (this is an informal
arrangement).
(c) Commander-in-Chief, East Indies
Calls are exchanged between the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies, and the
political authorities ashore once in the term of office of each. Calls are exchanged
between the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies, and the Rulers on the occasion of
each visit of the Commander-in-Chief.
2. Procedure
{a) The junior officer according to the attached list of precedence makes the
first call. Calls need not be returned on the same day.
{b) The Sultan of Muscat is under no obligation to return a call in person.
(c) The Rulers may, if it is convenient, send a representative to return calls
of Commanding Officers junior to the Senior Naval Officer, 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. .
Alternatively they may return calls themselves at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , but this
should be discouraged if the Ruler's health permits him to go on board. A
representative returning a call receives no salute. A Ruler paying the first call
should do so in person if his health allows it.
3. Arrival of Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in one of Her Majesty's Ships
{a) When the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. arrives in one of Her Majesty's Ships, the
political officer ashore should come off to the ship. If the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. is to
receive a salute from the land the political officer should leave the ship first and
receive his salute, if any, from the ship. The Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. follows and receives
his salute from the land. If there is no saluting gun on shore the political officer
will not receive a salute from the ship, which he will leave in company with the
Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. . If the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. is travelling on one of Her Majesty's
Ships he receives no salute when he leaves or returns to her.
ib) Political Officers should pay or return calls on board in person (except that
the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. may send a deputy) and should wear uniform (summer or
winter according to the orders on the subject in force at the time in the Navy),, if
they have it.
B.—FOREIGN WARSHIPS
1. Frequency
ia) Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and the Trucial States
On the occasion of each visit the Commanding Officer of or Flag Officer
embarked in a foreign warship should call on the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. or Officer (in
Bahrain, the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. with the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in attendance) and the
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Appendices to IOR/R/15/1/731(1). The appendices relate to the chapter on general matters, and to the chapters on Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the Trucial States, and Muscat. Also includes genealogical tables of Ruling Families in the Gulf at the end of the volume and (separately filed) further handwritten genealogical tables.

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1 volume (65 folios)
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There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 110 on the front cover and terminates at 176 on the last of the loose folios stored in polyester sheets. These numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. The foliation sequence is a continuation of that in the main part of the document - IOR/R/15/1/731(1).

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