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§ 18-106 Fire Signals.

(1) In case of fire on board ship or on a pier at which a ship is moored, an alarm shall be given by the ship, and by the pier if it has an alarm, by sounding 5 prolonged blasts of 4 to 5 seconds duration on a whistle or siren. Such signal shall be repeated at intervals and shall be used in addition to other means of reporting a fire. 7 Source: 1949 Ordinances, p. 175.7

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