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File 815/1917 Pt 8 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Reorganisation of the Persian Gulf Light Service.' [‎450r] (31/42)

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 the above ? together with a copy of its enclosure,
forwarded to ■;~
■fhe^Foreign and Political Department.
fhe y .Finance Department 0
!The x Auditor, Government of India Sanctions, (with reference to
his u*o.Mo*C*S»/3938, dated the 17th October 1922) for
communication to the Accountant Gonoral, Central Pevenuss,
tho Military .accountant General, and to the Controller of*
Marine .accounts., with reference to the correspondence
ending with his letter No .Pay/Est/Bb of 192C/3875, dated
the v 16th June 1922,
Sd c . GJv .Marshall,
Lieut^-Colonel,
Asstt e Secy<, to the Govt, of India

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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.' [‎450r] (31/42), 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_100079404361.0x000065> [accessed 14 November 2019]

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