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- n. A vessel used for the education and training of sailors
- n. A vessel used as a reformatory
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A vessel employed as a nautical training school, in which naval apprentices receive their education at the expense of the state, and are trained for service as sailors. Also, a vessel used as a reform school to which boys are committed by the courts to be disciplined, and instructed as mariners.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A vessel used for the instruction and training of boys and young men in practical seamanship.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a ship used to train students as sailors
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A graduate of the schoolship Saratoga might be able to obtain an appointment as quartermaster on an ocean steamship at a salary of about $30 per month.
The schoolship boys, on the other hand, are trained for the merchant service.
The schoolship boys should experience but little trouble in getting some minor berths on coastwise vessels or other crafts sailing under American colors.
Mr. McMullin has also been kind enough to send us the rules for admission to the schoolship.
In reply to your inquiry about the schoolship _St.
MY DEAR SIR: If, by your valuable paper to be published next week, you will kindly inform me where I can enter into communication with some official of the schoolship _St.
The leading commercial genius of the town was Blakely, who was one of the owners of the vessel on which John had sailed from San Francisco, and which was also wrecked by the same monsoon which sent the schoolship
About a year and a half previous to this, the Professor referred to, and two boys, George Mayfield and Harry Crandall, who were companions on the schoolship _Investigator_, were wrecked and cast ashore on the island.
"My name is Harry Crandall, and this is the Professor who was with us on the schoolship _Investigator_ when she went to the bottom of the sea, following an explosion."
Shortly after, he was made master of a schoolship, his business being to give boys their first lessons in seamanship.