The ship's clock strikes in a half-hour sequence based on the four-hour ship's watch system. The end of the first half hour is marked by 1 bell, the end of the first hour is 2 bells, the end of the first 1-1/2 hours is 3 bells, etc. Eight bells mark the end of a four-hour watch. Eight bells are struck six times in a 24-hour period: at noon, 4 p.m., 8 p.m., midnight, 4 a.m. and 8 a.m.

  • Brass Ship Bell
  • Bracket for hanging
  • Deep ring
  • Diameter: 8"
  • Height: 8-3/4"
  • Weight: 6 lbs.

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