Fleet

A fleet is a collection of ships or vehicles, with many specific connotations:

  • Fleet vehicles, two or more vehicles
  • Fishing fleet
  • Naval fleet, substantial group of warships
    • List of naval fleets
  • A group of small ships or flotilla
  • A group of racing sailboats. A superset whose subsets are called "classes". Classes may be non-identical boat types grouped into handicap rating bands or ranges, or classes may be groups of ("one-design") boat types, identical within their respective class. A class may be further subdivided into "divisions" and/or "flights".
  • Starfleet, fictional military, diplomatic, and exploration force in Star Trek
  • Ugs fleet, a collection of military ground sensors.

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Other articles related to "fleet":

USS Antietam (CV-36) - Service History - Later Years
... home in April and rejoined the Pacific Reserve Fleet briefly ... and, in August, transited the Panama Canal to join the Atlantic Fleet ... years, she participated in numerous fleet and independent ship's exercises ...
V Boat - Background
... wish for submarines that could operate in closer collaboration with the surface fleet than the Navy's existing classes, which had been designed primarily for coastal defense ... These notional "fleet" submarines would necessarily be larger and better armed, but primarily, they would need a surface speed of some 21 kn (24 mph 39 km/h) to be able to maneuver with the battleships and ... Spear, proposed two preliminary fleet-boat designs for consideration in the Navy's 1914 program ...
Great White Fleet - Effects On Fleet Operations
... Gunnery exercises doubled the fleet's accuracy ... However, the mission also underlined the fleet's dependence on foreign colliers and the need for coaling stations and auxiliary ships for coaling and resupply ...
USS Midway (CV-41) - Early Operations and Deployment With The 6th Fleet
... Atlantic Fleet training schedule, with Norfolk her homeport ... On 29 October 1947, Midway sailed for the first of her annual deployments with the 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean ... Cape of Good Hope for Taiwan, where she joined the 7th Fleet for operations in the Western Pacific until 28 June 1955 ...
USS Ranger (CV-61) - Service - 1950s
... carrier spent the remainder of 1958 in pilot qualification training for Air Group 14 and fleet exercises along the California coast ... Carrier Division Two, to join the Seventh Fleet ... first WestPac deployment, Ranger launched more than 7,000 sorties in support of 7th Fleet operations ...

Famous quotes containing the word fleet:

    Believe me, if all those endearing young charms,
    Which I gaze on so fondly today,
    Were to change by tomorrow, and fleet in my arms,
    Like fairy-gifts fading away.
    Thomas Moore (1779–1852)

    They ... fleet the time carelessly, as they did in the golden world.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    A city on th’ inconstant billows dancing;
    For so appears this fleet majestical.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)