Coll 30/211 'DEFENCE OF: Land, Sea & Air Facilities placed at the disposal of H.M.G. by the Rulers concerned.' [5r] (9/18)
The record is made up of 1 file (7 folios). It was created in 24 Jul 1942-17 Oct 1942. 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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4* U*S. personnel to pccept and abide "by the Sultan T s local rules.
5. Guards to be supplied by the Sultan and paid for by the U. S.
(Ext. 3629/42, Ext^4360/4^, E:ct.4920/42tW5^//fx).r^l# CtfruU^
QsUL till ^ ^ fisisr'.
Khor^uwai was intended as an advance/base supplementing tiie
main Naval Base at Bahrain (PZ 1347/35). /
'XS~ Oct fK )
In 1935 the Sultan granted facilities on the islani to the
Navy rent free,while safeguarding his own sovereignty and the right
of access of his subjects to the island. He also restricted
building sites to the northern portion of the island (PZ 269 2/35
It was proposed to construct a causeway, Y«rjreless lunat rll
an electrical generator and water tanks, anal caretaker 1 s quarters,
storehouse^, an officers* club, and canteens with fans, refrigerators
and furnishings etc. We do not know to what extent these plans
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The file contains information collected by Miss M Odgers of the 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. , detailing land, sea, and air facilities available for the defence of 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. , which had been placed at the disposal of the British Government ( HMG Her or His Majesty’s Government in London. ) by the rulers concerned.
The information covers Kuwait, Bahrein [Bahrain], Dubai, Sharjah, Ras-el-Kaimah [Ras al Khaimah], Kalba, and Muscat and Oman.
The file also contains charts of local defence arrangements: (1) original, and (2) existing, covering Koweit [Kuwait], Bahrain, Qatar, Sharjah, and Muscat and Oman. The charts give information on: regular forces, arms, ammunition, organisation, transport, irregular forces, defences, and protection of oil wells.
The file includes a divider, which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 9; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.
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