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On board ship, eight bells signified the end of one watch and the beginning of another. Watches were four hours long, and time was kept with a half-hour glass. When the glass was turned, the bell was rung. At eight bells the watch changed.

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September 26-28, 2014
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MMA Alumni Association
Castine, ME 04420
(207) 326-2337
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