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Old September 2nd, 2007, 11:27 AM
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Originally Posted by lovetoleave
I can't stand it, Geoff - what is '3 shorts and a long'???!!??

Ships when they leave port typically blow the whistle 3 sorts and a long as a way of saying goodbye.
actually it is a Manoeuvring and Warning Signal under the International Collision regulations act
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