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Ce Smith Boatswain's Call W/lanyard
BRAND: C.E. Smith | SKU: 84955
Boatswain's Call with LanyardHistory of the Boatswain's CallThe Boatswain's Call, or whistle, was once the only method other than the human voice of passing orders to men on board a ship. Today more sophisticated communications systems exist but the Royal Navy, always believers in tradition, still use the Boatswain's Call as a mark of respect to pipe the Captain or special visitors on board, or for emphasizing important orders.The boatswain was the officer in charge of rigging, sails and sailing...