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File 815/1917 Pt 8 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Reorganisation of the Persian Gulf Light Service.' [‎441r] (13/42)

The record is made up of 1 item (20 folios). It was created in 9 Aug 1922-12 Oct 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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Copy of a letter from the Director, Royal Indian Marine,
Bom lay, to the Secretary to the Government of India, Marine
Department, Delhi, (through the Controller of Marine Accounts]
Bo. 148/R. , dated the 6th January 1913.
Subject:- Ann ointment of a clerk to the r : earchus ,T for
lighthouse work 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. .
With reference to paragraph l(e) of Marine Department
letter Bo. 1498-M. , dated 19th October 1922, I have the
honour to state that according to the complement sanctioned
for the rT Bearchus" in Marine Department letters Bos. 773-M
and' 1451-M. , da,ted 18th May and 11th October 1922, respective
ly, the vessel is allowed two 3rd Grade Royal Indian Marine
Clerks (Warrant Officers) one of whom is intended for light
house work. On the authority of this the latter clerk was
entertained with effect from 18th May 19 22, but according
to the present orders of Government he has to oe displaced ,
by a Civilian Clerk.
2 , 1 would point out tMt the pay sanctioned for the
Civilian Clerk is Rs. 85-5-155 or an average of Rs. 127 per
mensem , whereas the pay ox a ord Srade Royal Indian ii—line
Clerk is Rs. 100 /- per mensem or Rs. 27 less. It is true
that the latter is entitled to a messing allowance of Rs. 2 / -
•oer diem or Rs. 60/- per mensem but the former would have to
be given European rations which would cost Government aoout
3C
Rs. 2 /- per d-iem or Rs. 60/- per mensem, so that the civilian
Clerk would cost Government more than
.R.I.M^ letter Bo.503/R., I . _
dated the 24th January 1922. $ the present Royal Indian Marine v„erk*
further, separate arrangements would have to be made for the
messing of the Civilian clerk, as he cannot be ranked as a
Warrant Officer and he is not a rating.
I would further point out that in case of illness
of the Clerk in question or the grant of leave to him, a
A
t emu or ary civilian clerk would have to be engaged and it is
doubtful whether one could be procured to go up to the -rulf

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This part contains interdepartmental correspondence relating to the reorganisation 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. Light Service.

Matters discussed include the following: the possibility of dues being collected from ships using the Gulf, as an alternative means of financing the present service or a reduced service, in the event of the current arrangement of moieties (paid by the Government of India and the Foreign Office respectively) being discontinued; proposed increases in rates of pay for personnel working at the Gulf's lighthouses and lightships; the proposed appointment of a full-time Royal Indian Marine clerk for lighthouse work.

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 Government of India's Department of Commerce, and the Government of India's Marine Department.

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File 815/1917 Pt 8 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Reorganisation of the Persian Gulf Light Service.' [‎441r] (13/42), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/661/6, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100079404361.0x000053> [accessed 13 November 2019]

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