Frequently Asked Questions
What is that loud noise?
Describing sounds with words is very difficult! Some of the more obvious sounds that might be heard emanating from Garden Island include:
  • Blasting - Whooshing and hissing - similar to a compressed air line (used for operating a jack hammer);
  • Fabrication - Sharp banging;
  • Fans - Constant drumming could be either high or low pitched;
  • Cranes, Forklifts - Sharp beeping / safety warning
  • Loud Voices - The Public Address system on ships and the Navy site
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