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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
Castine, Maine

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MMA Alumni Association
Castine, ME 04420
(207) 326-2337
Toll Free in Maine
1-800-464-6565
Toll Free Outside Maine
1-800-227-8465
alumni@mma.edu