File 815/1917 Pt 3 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Repairs to Lighthouse buildings at Quoin Island & Tamb Island.'

IOR/L/PS/10/661/1

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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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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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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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IOR/L/PS/10/661/1
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P 815/1917 Pt 3

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16 Oct 1919-10 Aug 1926 (CE, Gregorian)

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File 815/1917 Pt 3 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Repairs to Lighthouse buildings at Quoin Island & Tamb Island.', 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_100079830346.0x000007> [accessed 28 February 2020]

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