Bronze Bell

Bronze Bell (HMNFU)

Location: Ponce Inlet, FL 32127 Volusia County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 4.824', W 80° 55.687'

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"1000 Pounder"

This bell, salvaged from a sunken sea buoy at the Charleston Harbor entrance channel, was minted in 1911 for the U.S. Lighthouse Service (USLHS). The 1000 Pounders were used as fog signals on harbor entrance buoys, on lightships, and at some lighthouses.
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HM NumberHMNFU
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Marker Number11
Placed ByPonce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 9:15pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 506996 N 3216895
Decimal Degrees29.08040000, -80.92811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 4.824', W 80° 55.687'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 4' 49.44" N, 80° 55' 41.22" W
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Area Code(s)386
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet FL 32127, US
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