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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' [‎116v] (19/142)

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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Ruler. The authorities ashore should receive the call tirst in each case, though in
Qatar and Sharjah as a matter of courtesy the Political Officer and 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.
call first when the visiting officer is of Flag rank.
In Bahrain which is used as a base by the United States Navy, it has became
the custom, as it is in the Royal Navy, that calls should only be exchanged at the
first visit.
{b) Muscat
The Commanding Officer of a visiting warship should call on the Sultan. He
need not, but may call on Her Majesty's Consul-General as a matter of courtesy
on the occasion of his first visit to Muscat.
2. Procedure
{a) Except in Muscat the visiting Commanding Officer should be conducted to
the Ruler by 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.
{b) The same considerations apply to the return calls, by the Sultan and the
Rulers as in A. 2 except that in the case of the latter the return of calls at the
Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. is undesirable without the specific consent of the Commanding
Officer concerned.
C.—COMMONWEALTH WARSHIPS
Commonwealth warships follow the procedure described in Section A above
for ships of the Royal Navy, though care must be taken that the impression is not
given that ships of the Indian Navy are in some sense Her Majesty's ships.
ANNEX
Table of Precedence
1. Sultan of Muscat
2. 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.
3. Commander-in-Chief, East Indies
4. Rulers of Bahrain and Kuwait ...
5. Political Agents Bahrain and Kuwait and Her Majesty's
Consul-General (personal rank) Muscat...
6. Air Officer Commanding, Iraq
7. 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.
8. Captains Royal Navy in Command and Senior Royal
Air Force 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.
9. Ruler of Qatar
10. 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. , Trucial States; Political Officer, Qatar,
and Her Majesty's Consul, Muscat (in the
absence of the Consul-General)
11. Rulers of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah
12. Commanders Royal Navy in Command
13. Lieutenant-Commanders Royal Navy in Command
14. Rulers of Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al Khaimah and Umm
al Qaiwain
21 guns
15 guns
According to
rank
13 guns
13 guns
7 guns
7 guns
5 guns
3 guns
A deputy officially authorised to act for the substantive holder of an office is
entitled to the same precedence as the substantive holder of the office excent that
the local rank of Consul-General does not devolve on the acting Consul
Within each serial precedence is governed bv the relative senioritv of the
officers in their own service (on respective services) and, in the case of the Rulers
by local practice. ,xuicia,

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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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