Buoy working gangway (GB)

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Alternative term: Buoy port (USA)

Opening in the ship's bulwarks through which buoy chain is led and the buoys and sinkers are embarked. The steelwork in the area is reinforced and a ramp or roller is fitted.

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

United States of America


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