Meaning of Lutine bell

Lu'tine bell'

Pronunciation: (l'tēn), [key]
  1. the salvaged bell from the wrecked British warship Lutine, hung in the insurance office of Lloyd's of London and traditionally rung before announcements of ships overdue or lost at sea.
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