- a ship equipped for training novices in seamanship, as for naval service.
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In fact, the training-ship boy, Henry, is the only one who has never lapsed.
Henry, the training-ship boy, occupies an anomalous classification.
When we were last in Sydney, we took on board three boys from the training-ship Tingira who had volunteered.The British Navy Book
Again he called, with a marked change of voice, and the Henry he called to I concluded was the training-ship boy.
He did not look sailor-like, as did Henry, the training-ship boy; and yet I felt at once that he was a sailor, and an able one.