What is the collective noun for ships?
There are five collective nouns for ships.
You can say
- A fleet of Ships
- A flotilla of ships
- An armada of Ships
- A convoy of Ships
- A formation of Ships
Let's discuss the meaning of those
Fleet: A group of military ships commanded by the same person/A group of ships fishing together/A group of ships
Flotilla: A group of boats or small ships sailing together
Armada: A large group of armed ships sailing together. You can use this for ships too
Convoy: A group of vehicles or ships travelling together
Formation: A particular arrangement or pattern.
Check out related articles:
Definition of ships
A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world’s oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing. Historically, a “ship” was a sailing vessel with at least three square-rigged masts and a full bowsprit.