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A Northern Alliance Warship in the 2nd Consular War

NASS Colonel Amran
Launched as commercial transport SS Hercule in  2643.

Acquired by the Northern Alliance Navy February 2666.

Commissioned as the NASS Colonel Amran in  June 2666.

Lost 26 August 2667.

General Characteristics

Type:               Converted Cruiser
Tonnage:       5210 tons
Length:           162 m
Beam:              30 m
Height:            21 m
Propulsion:   Single Alois MK 122 hyperjump drive. Single thrust Erlanger C-23 ripwave drive
Crew:                177 crew and officers
Service history
The ship was built in the New Ohio starsystem, in 2643, as the SS Hercule, and was owned by the Balarut Towing Co. of New Orleans, Sol 3 (Earth.) She was taken over in 2666 by General Mansfield Amran, commanding the New Provenance military district, and converted to a warship by the installation of double bulwarks, two six-inch railgun turrets, and one-inch armor plating. She operated under the direction of the Northern Alliance War Department and was attached to the Missinia Regional Defense Fl…

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