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Schoolship meaning

Schoolship - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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.

Schoolship - examples of usage

  1. For a time he was in charge of the Schoolship Saratoga, and later was located at Charleston Navy Yard, and also with the receiving ship at the League Island Navy Yard, Philadelphia. - "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights", Kelly Miller.
  2. I learned this more than thirty years ago, when stationed on the Pennsylvania schoolship, teaching the boys navigation. - "The Victory At Sea", William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick.
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