Jesup

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

Jesup
Jesup nearby systems (3151)
Jesup nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 500.432 : -121.562[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Located in the Outback region of the Federated Suns' Crucis March, Jesup is a notable distance from other systems, its primary planet a small, dry planet colonised purely because of the discovery of sizable veins of tin and silver. Its entire population involved in the small but significant mining industry, the inhospitable planet is totally reliant on interstellar shipping for food to support its population, during the Third Succession War only one trading company - Black Ball Trading Company - was willing to make the journey to and from Jesup.[31]

Jesup Incident[edit]

In 3011 a huge vein of silver was discovered on the world of Perdido, Jesup's nearest neighbor and far more easily accessible on numerous trading routes. Acting purely out of business considerations, these factors led the Black Ball to cut its losses and stop servicing Jesup despite the fact they were the planet's lifeline. Ultimately thousands died before the Federated Suns government became aware of what would be later known as the Jesup Incident, the public directing their wrath against Black Ball Trading, forcing the company into bankruptcy. First Prince Ian Davion introduced the Jesup Trade Regulations in 3013 to prevent any serious modification of JumpShip trade and freight routes without government approval to avoid such incidents in future, while White Swan Trans-Stellar Inc. purchased the remains of Black Ball and renaming it Jesup Traders to ensure it honored and learned from terrible event.[32][33] [31]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 28 systems (26 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
St. Cyr 14.9 Hoensbroek 17.8 Hortense 26.1 Cogdell 29.0
Symsonia 29.3 Minette 31.2 Brockton 31.6 Steinhatchee 32.8
Des Arc 38.2 Summerstide 38.4 Metter 40.4 Shubuta 40.6
Vaucluse 40.7 Molino 42.2 Wedderborg 45.9 Crofton 48.9
Wetumpka 50.6 Morven 50.8 Yamoussoukra 53.7 Hahira 53.9
Xenia 53.9 Perdido 54.4 Zolfo 56.5 Moultrie 56.8
Kettering 59.2 Vandalia 59.8 Filtvelt 60.3 Broken Wheel 62.0

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding - [2317] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  7. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  8. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  11. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  12. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  15. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  24. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  26. Field Manual: 3085, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  27. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  30. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  31. 31.0 31.1 House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 168, "Socioeconomics - Political Aims of the Economy - The Jesup Incident"
  32. House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 175, "Socioeconomics - Other Major Companies in the Federated Suns - White Swan Trans-Stellar Inc."
  33. Handbook: House Davion, p. 164 "Economy - Civil Industry - White Swan Trans-Stellar Inc."

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