|Cancelling Clause. Inserted in a charter party, or other document. to entitle one party to withdraw from the contract if specified conditions are not observed.
Cancelling Date. In a charter party, is latest date at which a chartered ship must be ready to commence to fulfil terms of the charter.
Cancer. Latin for 'crab'. Constellation situated about R.A. 9h and Dec, 10°—13°N. Has no star brighter than Mag. 4. 2. Fourth sign of Zodiac, extending from 90° to 120° celestial longitude. Sun is in this sign from June 21 to July 22 (abt.).
Candela. International unit of luminous intensity since 1948. 1 candela =0.98 candles.
Cane Fender. Large bundles of canes bound together and used to protect ship's side from chafing when alongside wharf, quay or another vessel. Hazel rod fenders are frequently called by this name.
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