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File 815/1917 Pt 3 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Repairs to Lighthouse buildings at Quoin Island & Tamb Island.' [‎16r] (27/173)

The record is made up of 1 item (86 folios). It was created in 16 Oct 1919-10 Aug 1926. 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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I ° 0 ^ * DEPARTIvIENT OP COMMERCE.
v.. , SIIvILA, the 8th OCTOBER 1925.
l^e Hon'hle Mr. D.T.Chadv.lck, C.S. I. ,C.i.e. ,i.c £
SECRETLY TO THE GOVERNMENT OP INDIA,
His Majesty's Under Secretary of State for India, ^ Jo’ ^
Political Department, '
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. , LONDON.
Special repair^ and ad-clitione end alterations to the
Landing Quay at Quoin Island.
--y No. 148-S(8).
. GOVEENl'IENT op INDIA.
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Sir,
1. Prom the Director, Royal’indian’MprineI
no. 2506/M, dated the 24th April 1925,
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2. From /he Dire^Sr^ Hoyaf 1 Ihiian Marine,
No.2781/M, dated the 7th May 1925 and
enclosures.
3 - 1° Director, Royal Indian Marine,
ho. 649-M, dated the 26th May 1925.
4 - the -Director, Royal Indian Marine, ,
No.4803/M, dated the 18th August 1925. j
I am dire Cued to icrv/rrd a copy of the correspondence
noted in the margin on the above subject. The Marine Depart
ment letter,
No. 562-M, dated
the 9th May 1925,
which is
referred to in
the Director,
Royal Indian
Marine’s letter of the 18th August 1925, communicated sanction
to the work mentioned in Mr. Wakely’s letter No. P.808/25,
feted the 26th March 1925.
2. The Government of India, would be glad if His Majesty’s
Decretniy of State could be asked to sanction the execution
of the works in question.
3. The expenditure involved is divisible in moieties
between His Majesty’s Government and the Government of India
I have the honour to be, Sir,
Your most obedient servant,
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SECRETARV TO THE GOVEMENT OF, INDIA.

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This part is mainly composed of interdepartmental correspondence discussing repairs and alterations to the lighthouse buildings on Quoin Island and, to a lesser extent, those on Tamb Island (also written in the correspondence as Tanb Island).

Most of the part focuses on the details and costs of proposed repairs and alterations to the lighthouse buildings on Quoin Island, covering the period 1919-1926. Also discussed are details of the work required and costs involved for repairs to the lighthouse buildings and the kutcha road [makeshift, dirt road] on Tamb Island, covering the period 1919-1923.

Some of the correspondence touches on the more general issue of financing lighting and buoying 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. .

Notable correspondents include the following: the Viceroy of India; the Director of the Royal Indian Marine; officials 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. , the Foreign Office, the Treasury, the Government of India's Department of Commerce, and the Government of India's Marine Department.

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File 815/1917 Pt 3 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Repairs to Lighthouse buildings at Quoin Island & Tamb Island.' [‎16r] (27/173), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/661/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100079404357.0x000025> [accessed 21 January 2020]

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