Black Sharks

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Black Sharks
Unit Profile (as of 2821)
CO
Formed prior to 2786 [1]
Disbanded by 2821
13th Republic Light Lancers
Unit Profile (as of 2784)
Nickname
Parent Formation Republic Light Lancers
Formed

Unit Description[edit]

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.

History[edit]

Star League[edit]

The unit served Stefan Amaris in his failed bid for supremacy, and survived the Hegemony Campaign.

First Succesion War[edit]

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.[2]

A notable appearance places them on Tyrfing during the five-way fighting there in 2788, for the Combine on alongside the 8th Sword of Light.

They were listed as destroyed by 2821.

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 13th Republic Light Lancers
Commanding Officers of the Black Sharks

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

2786 - 2821[edit]

Black Sharks (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)[3]

Note: At this point in time the medium-weight unit was stationed on Numki. The unit was destroyed during the war. [3]

Rules[edit]

Game Rules[edit]

References[edit]

  1. First Succession War (Sourcebook), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery"
  2. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 52
  3. 3.0 3.1 ’’ First Succession War’’, p. 137

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