A ship's store of merchandise, such as clothing, tobacco, etc., maintained aboard merchant ships for sale to the crew.

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DAVIT

A crane arm for handling lifeboats, stores, etc.

DERRICK

A device for hoisting and lowering heavy weights, cargo, stores, etc

CAPACITOR

A device that can store an electric charge when voltage is applied.

CONDENSER

A device that can store an electric charge when voltage is applied.

COAL HULK

A hulk used to store coal.

POWDER HULK

A hulk used to store gunpowder.

HATCHWAY

An opening in a deck through which cargo and stores are loaded or unloaded

STORE

A general term for provisions, materials and supplies used aboard ship

HATCH OR HATCHWAY

An opening in a deck through which cargo and stores are loaded or unloaded

HYDRAULIC ACCUMULATOR

A pressurized vessel used to store hydraulic energy for the case when hydraulic pumps pressure unavailable i.e. various emergency conditions.

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