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A sound appliance fitted in ships, or a portable horn carried on board small craft, used for giving warning of a vessel's presence in fog. Fog signals are also made with foghorns by lighthouses, and by lightships but only when they are in their correct position.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.


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