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Boatswain Metal Whistle Hear One Mile Away

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German military style whistle is so loud that you can hear it over a mile away. It's small, lightweight, imported. One of the oldest pieces of sailing equipment, the Boatswain's whistle (Boatswain's pipe, Bosun's pipe or Boatswain's flute), was used in ancient Greece and Rome to indicate the stroke for galley slaves and during the Crusades to call English cross bowmen on deck for attack. Its shrill sound could be heard on deck and so it was later used to signal the boarding of officials. This signaling device became a badge of office and honor in the British and American Navys and is still used today. 
Total number of Reviews: 9

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5.0 5
"Nice whistle and is very loud. This would make a great add to any survival kit."
5.0 5
"Above average quality and very loud. Made a perfect replacement for the cheap plastic whistle in my survival kit."
4.0 5
"Just got this in. This is a very cool whistle and Ive never seen one like it. It is very loud and it is very neat how it works."
4.0 5
"It's big and bulky, but it gets the job done. I blew into this thing with about 50%, and i still can't hear right (12 hours later). It works. I recommend emergency use only."
5.0 5
"I bought one of these for my son to use at BoyScouts in his survival kit. It is well made and should last him a lifetime. I am ordering another one for myself."
5.0 5
"Take it from a true Boatswain's Mate, I have 7 different types of pipes and this one is BY FAR the best and loudest of them all.I may go deaf from using it, but it COMMANDS the attention of all within earshot!"
5.0 5
"Have heard the ones used, this one's better. We own 2, 1 my wife, 2 me."
5.0 5
"This was by far the loudest whistle I have ever used. The only whistle where I had to plug my ears while blowing as hard as I could to see how loud it could get."
3.0 5
"While this looks like a Bosuns whistle, the hole in the bell is too large so it takes alot of force to make it whistle. Varying the tone is very hard to do. Not very good for piping someone over the side or aboard. However........IT IS LOUD AS HE** and makes a gr8 security/survival whistle.I bought 2 :)"