fog buoy

fog buoy

[′fäg ‚bȯi]
(navigation)
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Mackworth Fog Buoy | This unusual object is a buoy that was designed to alert ships travelling in convoy to the presence of other vessels in thick fog during World War II.
The Mackworth Fog Buoy Museum at the Albert "But every day these men spent at sea they never knew when their luck might change ...
Items on display include a brightlypainted Mackworth fog buoy as used in the convoys 1939-45.