Definition of naval stores in English:
Articles or materials used in shipping.
- Spain needed pine for tar, turpentine, and wood - essential naval stores for its shipbuilding industry in Cuba.
- The loading of cargo was important to the shipowner because the amount of freight the vessel earned was determined by the tonnage of naval stores on board.
- The rate of freight paid for ships transporting naval stores was, obviously, of great importance to both sides.
Definition of naval stores in:
- US English dictionary
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