Bosun Whistle - St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
Bosun Whistle
A Bosun Whistle or Boatswain's Call is the perfect gift for that your boater in your family. The Boatswain's Call or whistle was once the only method other than the human voice of passing orders to men on board ship. The best know use of the Boatswain's Call is for "Piping the Side" the signal of respect which in the Royal Navy is reserved for senior Royal Navy officers. The whistle measures 4.75 inches and is attached to a 32 inch chain.

Item #001077