Nautical words


Cam Shaft. Shaft carrying a cam. Cain Wheel



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Cam Shaft. Shaft carrying a cam.

Cain Wheel. Wheel eccentrically mounted to transmit an alterĀ­nating movement.

Canadian Water Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1910. Relates to carriage of goods by sea from Canadian ports to places outside Canada.

Canal. An artificial waterway used for the passage of ships or boats.

Canals of Mars. Name given to lines of dark sports on surface of Mars. Suggestions has been made that they are irrigation canals. but this is not now accepted.

Can Buoy. Buoy with flat top above water. Said to be corruption of 'cone buoy'. Often conical under water, with mooring chain attached to apex of cone.


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