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Category:Fleet, Dorset

English: Fleet is a hamlet and parish in south Dorset, England, situated two miles west of Weymouth. The village is named for The Fleet, the nearby lagoon behind Chesil Beach. J. Meade Falkner's smuggling novel, Moonfleet is set in the village. On 24 November 1824 strong winds and a storm surge caused waves to breach Chesil Beach, and many of the buildings in the village were destroyed. Moonfleet Manor is situated in the village of Fleet.
Español: Fleet es una aldea y parroquia del sur de Dorset, Inglaterra, ubicada 2 millas al oeste de Weymouth. El pueblo debe su nombre a la laguna Fleet, emplazada detrás de Chesil Beach. La novela sobre contrabando Moonfleet, de John Meade Falkner, se centra en este lugar. El 24 de noviembre de 1824, fuertes vientos y una gran tormenta causaron que las olas irrumpieran a través de Chesil Beach, causando que muchos edificios de Fleet fueran destruidos. Moonfleet Manor se encuentra en este poblado.

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