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NLC11Engineer's Department1838-1956
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference NLC11/2
Title Engineer's Department: Harbour Lights Letterbooks
Dates 1905-1937
Access status Open
Location Off site
Description These volumes contain both in- and out-letters concerning the engineering aspects of the provision of harbour lights and other local lights and beacons. Under the Act of 6 & 7 Wm IV c 79 s 38, lights and seamarks established by bodies such as the Clyde Lighthouse Trustees and other harbour and local authorities were made subject to the inspection and supervision of the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses. Under s 652 of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, the Commissioners were required to inspect harbour lights and beacons annually.
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