- a vessel used in training students for nautical careers.
Origin of school ship
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Why, the school-ship has given the Huascar a thoroughly nasty mauling!Under the Chilian Flag
She is now used as a school-ship for the training of seamen.Stories of Heroic Deeds for Boys and Girls
One of the urchins in the school-ship Massachusetts, who was quite sick, was visited by a kind lady.The American Joe Miller
The frigate was converted into a school-ship, and Oliver Wendell Holmes became known as a poet.Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four.
William H. Elson
This school-ship is kept by the City of New York for the purpose of teaching boys how to become sailors.
- a ship for training young men in seamanship, for a career in the regular or merchant navy