|Unit Profile (as of 2821)|
|Formed||prior to 2786 |
|13th Republic Light Lancers|
|Unit Profile (as of 2784)|
|Parent Formation||Republic Light Lancers|
The Thirteenth Republic Light Lancers was a BattleMech Regiment originally from the forces of Stefan Amaris, after the fall of the Amaris Empire members of the unit formed the Black Sharks mercenary command.
First Succesion War
By 2784 they were in possession of the equipment to form a mercenary command, the Black Sharks, thanks to the power vacuum left after Aleksandr Kerensky's Exodus. They were initially hired by the Draconis Combine.
They were listed as destroyed by 2821.
|Commanding Officers of the 13th Republic Light Lancers|
|Commanding Officers of the Black Sharks|
2786 - 2821
Black Sharks (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)
- Note: At this point in time the medium-weight unit was stationed on Numki. The unit was destroyed during the war. 
- First Succession War (Sourcebook), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery"
- House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 52
- ’’ First Succession War’’, p. 137