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Old May 31st, 2009, 12:00 PM
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Seems like you would always hear cruise ship horns as you depart a port (both your own and a nearby ship) -- but that seems to have stopped. What's the deal? We enjoyed it in the past.....
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Hi,
You should hear the ship horns of Disney Cruise.It is not a horn but a song "When you wish upon a star "We heard this at St-Martin port and every body got a big surprise.
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In Lauderdale, there is much back and forth fun with the condo's as you sail by...One cruise, we blared our horn, so long, and loud, that the car alarms went off in the parking lot, and you could see the people scrambling

The people waving, the signs the horns. all make for a lighthearted beginning of a glorious cruise I hope they still do it...unless someone passed a law
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Every cruise that we have taken the horn has been blown
just as we start to leave the pier.
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They have allways blown the horn on all our cruises, and I love that sound.

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I don't know about today, but I do know one reason behind large passenger vessels sounding a long blast, at least in New York Harbor. It undoubtedly served as a "Heads up, here I come!" that the ship had taken in the lines, was under power and and entering the bay.
As of last year it was still being done, at least in New York.

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We have heard the horn on all of our cruises too. We even sat outside the day of our return last September from our cruise on the Liberty since we were spending the night at a hotel close to the pier just to watch the ships as they left port and to listen to there horns as they both did their muster drills and pulled out of port.
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There is nothing better than standing on the deck, watching the world drift by as you sip a cocktail while hearing the sound of a horn blaring as you start your cruise.
I'd love to hear the Disney horn one day; that sounds like alot of fun!
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