Ridderkerk

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Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Ridderkerk
Ridderkerk neighbouring systems
Ridderkerk neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -46.27 : 351.24[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Ridderkerk was conquered by Clan Wolf during Operation Revival as part of their Third Wave of attacks in July 3050, with major battles taking place at Vesinur, Sally's Bar and Grill, and Canton Downs. The 1st Lyran Regulars were suppose to defend the planet from attack, however just prior to the invasion it's commanding officer had been in a traffic accident which rendered him unconscious while his second-in-command proved incapable of commanding the RCT. Thus when the 328th Assault Cluster made it to their drop zone and began advancing on the capital they were unopposed. By the time battle was actually joined a lack of leadership and tactical control completely doomed the Lyran Regulars, who couldn't even manage to flee off-world and thus ceased to exist by the end of the day.[28]

The Jihad[edit]

Ridderkerk was the subject of a second attempted invasion in October 3071, when forces from Clan Hell's Horses invaded the Clan Wolf occupation zone in the Inner Sphere, attempting to annex planets to form their own holding in Spheroid space. Although the Hell's Horses troops assaulted the Wolf forces on Ridderkerk, they couldn't displace them for long, and Wolves counterattacked at Ridderkerk later that month.[29][30]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Third Donegal Guards[32]

2821[edit]

  • Third Donegal Guards[32]

3028[edit]

3038[edit]

3050[edit]

  • First Lyran Regulars[35]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years).
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Mozirje 13.31 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Basiliano 13.65 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Planting 15.53 1 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Svarstaad 20.41 1 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Dell 25.57 1 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Vantaa 26.60 1 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Hohenems 28.31 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Feltre 28.53 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Harvest 29.00 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Skokie 29.33 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Kirchbach 32.64 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Moritz 35.03 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Kufstein 36.83 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Vulcan 37.26 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Seiduts 37.47 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Zoetermeer 38.27 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Sevren 38.38 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Liezen 38.81 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Lovinac 42.98 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Verthandi 45.93 2 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Csesztreg 46.61 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Tamar 47.91 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Leskovik 48.19 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Unzmarkt 48.68 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Laurent 48.81 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Evciler 49.59 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Kandis 49.81 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Rodigo 51.58 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Romulus 52.23 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Chateau 53.59 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Bruben 55.55 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Colmar 56.13 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
New Caledonia 56.30 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
The Edge 57.76 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Weingarten 58.10 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Dompaire 59.07 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  2. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  3. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  4. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  5. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  6. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  7. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  9. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2822]"
  11. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  13. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  14. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052]"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  17. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 30, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  19. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  20. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  21. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075]"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  23. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  24. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  27. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  28. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 60
  29. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 17, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 50, "The Jihad In Review"
  31. Field Report 2765: LCAF, p. 11, "Donegal Guards" - Regimental Status
  32. 32.0 32.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  33. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p.45, "Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
  34. Historical: War of 3039, p. 137, "Deployment Table"
  35. 20 Year Update, p. 25, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  36. Field Manual: 3085, p. 126, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  37. Field Manual: 3145, p. 168, "Kappa Galaxy (Clan Hell's Horses)"

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