Creative Prompt #224: Fleet

7th Fleet

The Fleet may refer to:

Definition: “to cause (time) to pass usually quickly or imperceptibly.”

The Lost Fleet series of books by Jack Campbell

Fleet Week

Blue & Gold Fleet

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Red & White Fleet

Band: Fleet Foxes

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego, California

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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
  • 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.

A fleet is a saline waterway found in river marshes:

  • Fleet, Kent, a waterway in the Thames marshes, England

Fleet is found in place names: