Commanded by Admiral William Hopcroft, a staunch Davionist among the self-exiled SLDF fleet, the Michael Norman wound up in the Pentagon Civil War. On 8 October 2802 it moved to intercept two Liao-aligned WarShips under Commodore Amanda Noskeau, the Long March and the Noble House, who were trying to capture mothballed WarShips from a cache in the Arcadia system. In the ensuing battle, the two sides destroyed each other. All three vessels were crippled in the fight and then suffered fatal collisions with asteroids.
- BattleSpace rulebook, p. 31 (Scenario "Hide and Seek")