Originally Posted by O C Diver
It's brsss; weighs 400 pounds and is 4' long...the 1.5" steam line required to blow it.
One of the deep memories from my Navy-housing-childhood is the sound of a destroyer backing out of the des-base in National City. Three "whoops" on the steam siren followed by a long BLAAAT on the horn. There is nothing quite like it.