Buoy pocket

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A compartment of the body of a buoy, used for storage of energy, usually cylindrical and fitted with a water tight cover.


The most common types of buoy pocket are the gas cylinder pocket and the battery pocket.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM