materials, supplies, and equipment for the navigation, maintenance, and operation of a ship.
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- ship's boy,
- ship's company,
- ship's inertial navigation system,
- ship's papers,
- ship's store,
Origin of ship's stores
First recorded in 1790–1800
a retail store aboard a navy ship that sells toiletries, cigarettes, etc., to the ship's personnel.
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