‘File 2/44 I AIR/SEA RESCUE ORGANISATION’
The file contains papers related to the organisation of air/sea rescue operations in the Middle East and the Mediterranean regions. The Headquarters, Royal Air Force (RAF), Mediterranean and Middle East distributed lists of rescue facilities to the respective RAF facilities at Habbaniya, Sharjah, Shaiba, Bahrain, and Mauripur, the Political Residency, Bahrain, the various Political Agencies in the Persian Gulf, as well as to the Arabian-American Oil Company in Bahrain. The lists give the names of the rescue coordination centres, the area covered by them and the types of aircrafts available.
1 file (93 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file. Folio 94 contains file notes.
Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 95; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio.
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library
- 1 file (93 folios)
- Search and rescue operations
- Open Government Licence
- Is part of:
- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers