Bell buoy



a buoy having a bell that is rung by the motion of the buoy.
Historical Examples

Margarita’s Soul Ingraham Lovell
The Voyage of the Deutschland Paul Knig
Witches Cove Roy J. Snell
Cape Cod and All the Pilgrim Land, June 1922, Volume 6, Number 4 Various
The Escape of Mr. Trimm Irvin S. Cobb
The Girl Aviators’ Sky Cruise Margaret Burnham
The Long Roll Mary Johnston
Discoveries in Australia, Volume 2 John Lort Stokes

noun
a navigational buoy fitted with a bell, the clapper of which strikes when the waves move the buoy

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