Can Buoy

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Alternative term: Cylindrical Buoy

A buoy of which the upper part of the body (above the waterline), or the larger part of the superstructure, has the shape of a cylinder or nearly so.

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Note: The German term Stumpftonne also includes buoys of truncated cone shape.

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