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#727934 - 25th Sep 2012 2:22pm Eastham siren
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This has probably been asked b4, but does any1 no what the siren is that goes off in or around eastham at 8:45am everyday and whats it used for?

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#728006 - 25th Sep 2012 7:03pm Re: Eastham siren [Re: aaronazza]
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Its a fire alarm at the QE2 dock. Been tested every morning for about 50 years or so.

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#728141 - 26th Sep 2012 10:44am Re: Eastham siren [Re: aaronazza]
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are you sure on this? I was told it was an alarm related to one of the chemical factories to be used in the event of a leak.

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#728291 - 26th Sep 2012 6:56pm Re: Eastham siren [Re: aaronazza]
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i'm positive, its the general siren alarm at the QE2 dock. Used in case of a fire. It gets tested every morning at 8.45am and has been for years.

http://www.merseydocks.co.uk/assets/pdf/Instruction_to_Vessels-MSC.pdf?oo=0

read the bottom of page 6.

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