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I would also point out that a single bell at the half-hour mark and a double bell at the whole-hour is not how ships' bells ring. They just add one more chime every half hour, up to eight at the boundary between watches.
s/v Laelia - 1978 Pearson 365 ketch
s/v Essorant - 1972 Catalina 27