New Canton

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

New Canton
New Canton nearby systems (3151)
New Canton nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 8.269 : -72.946[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

First Succession War[edit]

The Capellan Confederation annexed New Canton in 2784, part of a series of annexations that added fifteen former Terran Hegemony worlds to the Confederation while the Hegemony was collapsing immediately before the First Succession War erupted.[10][36] In late 2787 Captain-General Kenyon Marik launched an invasion of the Confederation, intent on capturing a corridor of worlds leading to Sarna. Having quickly seized Corey and Wazan, the Free Worlds League faced a two-year struggle to hold both worlds as the Capellan Confederation Armed Forces attempted to get reinforcements to both worlds. Chancellor Barbara Liao ordered an attack on New Delos, a major Free Worlds League Military staging ground, which disrupted supply lines, communications and repair facilities and killed twenty thousand civilians.[37]

In retaliation - and in an attempt to disrupt the flow of reinforcements to Corey and Wazan - Kenyon Marik ordered attacks on a number of Capellan worlds including New Canton that saw the planets firebombed.[37][38] In the case of New Canton, the firebombing was conducted between April and August 2789[39] using a task force that consisted of two Carrack-class transports that had been converted into aerospace fighter carriers, escorted by a pair of Atreus-class battleships, the FWLS Kanata and FWLS Majestic, and a pair of League-class destroyers, the FWLS Andria and FWLS Avellino.[38] The attacks continued until the Capellans were forced on the defensive following a failed attack on Calloway VI in 2789.[37][38]

The Jihad[edit]

The Word of Blake annexed New Canton early in the Jihad and declared the planet to be a part of the Word of Blake Protectorate under their total control in August 3071. Data recovered late in the Jihad showed that the Blakist's proclamation was somewhat precipitous; Stalwart Support, a conventional infantry regiment under the command of Colonel Sanders, went to ground on New Canton and offered stiff and continued resistance for two years until the last of the unit was destroyed in 3073. The infantry platoons within Stalwart Support were particularly fond of using TAG Spotter Infantry and Heavy Foot LRM Infantry in combination with heavy cover to inflict disproportionate amounts of damage on the Blakist units garrisonning the world.[40]

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

3050[edit]

3054[edit]

  • First Kestrel Grenadiers[22]

3058[edit]

3067[edit]

3071[edit]

3085[edit]

- At this point in time, the VI Principes was at 55% of full strength, with 71% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 68 systems (66 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Saiph 6.1 Menkalinan 8.6 Tall Trees 9.7 Belluevue 10.8
Zion 12.5 Zurich 15.4 Bhaktapur 17.1 Aldebaran 18.6
Hsien 18.8 Kristiandsund 20.4 Kyrkbacken 21.9 Berenson 22.0
Chisholm 23.0 Mandal 24.0 Manennaia 25.5 Nanking 25.7
Cynthiana 26.4 Asuncion 28.9 Myrvoll 30.3 Snailzar 31.2
Capolla 31.5 Genoa 33.5 Wasat 33.6 Gan Singh 34.0
Bex 36.0 Hall 36.3 Bernardo 36.6 Ilmachna 37.4
Outreach 39.9 Arboris 41.0 Ibstock 41.2 Suzano 41.7
Terra Firma 41.8 Styk 41.8 Blue Sava 42.0 Brownsville 43.2
Pleione 43.7 Jilin 44.4 Sichuan 44.7 Hamilton 44.7
Ningpo 46.4 Acamar 46.5 Shensi 49.5 Second Try 50.2
Azha 50.3 Ventabren 50.6 Woodstock 51.0 Van Diemen 51.6
Augustine 52.1 Epsilon Eridani 52.7 Hechnar 53.2 Park Place 53.6
Carver 54.0 Slocum 54.0 Ohrensen 54.6 Poznan 54.9
Elnath 55.2 Tsitsang 56.4 Algol 56.8 Pliska 57.1
Talitha 57.1 Irian 57.2 Yunnah 57.3 Bonaire 57.3
Bharat 59.5 Bryant 59.9 New Home 60.2 Tabit 60.9

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  9. 9.0 9.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume Two, p. 118, "Digesting the Hegemony"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  16. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. vii, "Capellan Confederation Map - [3025]"
  17. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  22. 22.0 22.1 Objective Raids, p. 17, "FedCom Deployment Table"
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  24. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  28. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  29. Field Manual: Clans, p. 29, "Terran Corridor/Clans Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  32. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  33. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  35. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  36. First Succession War, p. 27, "Capellan Confederation Gains"
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 28-29, "The Collapse of Terra"
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 First Succession War, p. 58-59, "Fallout"
  39. First Succession War, p. 114, "Timeline of the First Succession War"
  40. 40.0 40.1 Technical Readout: 3085 Supplemental, p. 6, "Key Infantry"
  41. 41.0 41.1 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 105, "Unit Deployment Table"
  42. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p. 34, "New Canton Jungles of the Canton River"
  43. 20 Year Update, p. 24, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  44. 44.0 44.1 Chaos March (sourcebook), p. 16, "Unit Note"
  45. Mercenaries Supplemental, p. 66, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  46. Mercenaries Supplemental II, p. 69, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  47. Field Manual: 3085, p. 187, "RAF Deployment Table - 3085"

Bibliography[edit]