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Ring My Bell

Ring My Bell

The ship’s bell was rung one through eight times every half hour to indicate the times of the sailors’ watches, originally timed by a 30 minute hourglass. One bell at 12:30, 4:30 and 8:30; two bells at 1:00, 5:00 and 9:00; etc. Bell Time was used instead of clock time.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ship’s_bell

 

7 responses

  1. Very A pealing (Get it)

    April 11, 2014 at 1:34 pm

  2. Tammy

    I think I would hear that bell lol it looks huge!

    April 11, 2014 at 8:18 pm

  3. thellino

    Absolutely well done.

    April 12, 2014 at 4:42 am

  4. What a giant bell!

    April 12, 2014 at 12:49 pm

  5. Wonderful deep tones.

    April 12, 2014 at 8:20 pm

  6. That is a brass beauty!

    April 12, 2014 at 8:44 pm

  7. Like the lighting

    April 19, 2014 at 10:30 am

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