Origin of training ship
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When we were last in Sydney, we took on board three boys from the training-ship Tingira who had volunteered.The British Navy Book|Cyril Field
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.
In fact, the training-ship boy, Henry, is the only one who has never lapsed.
Henry, the training-ship boy, occupies an anomalous classification.
In the July number of 1885, there was a story in which the training-ship "New Hampshire" was mentioned.