His stories are full of very interesting information about the navy, training ships, etc.
They were used partly for military duty and partly as training ships for the many necessary crews.
In the autumn two cruisers, the Rainbow and the Niobe, were bought from Britain to serve as training ships.
This is a right wholesome story of a Maine boy who enlisted for service on the United States training ships.
Both ships had seen service in the Great War, but were now being used as training ships.
There are also large naval barracks, training ships and naval schools of various kinds, and an important naval hospital.
Read the revelations that's going on in the papers about flogging on the training ships at Portsmouth.
The lads of the Warspite, Goliath, and Chichester training ships also made a good appearance.
It further awards prizes for swimming to public schools and training ships.