Turtle Bay

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

Turtle Bay
Turtle Bay neighbouring systems
Turtle Bay neighbouring systems
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 152.752 : 400.905[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Turtle Bay is a world located near the Periphery border with the Draconis Combine.

Sho-sa Hohiro was stationed on Turtle Bay with the Fourteenth Legion of Vega when Clan Smoke Jaguar struck the Combine in 3050. Downed in his Grand Dragon, he was captured by the Jaguars on 30 March. The Jaguars held Kurita in Kurushiiyama, Pain Mountain, in Edo, a facility legendary for having only one escapee in the time the Internal Security Force ran it. That man, the yakuza oyabun of the Ryugawa-gumi, directed efforts to free Hohiro. Using escape tunnels built into the prison at the behest of the local yakuza, Hohiro was freed by Chu-i Shin Yodama on 7 May. In response, the Jaguars razed the city of Edo using orbital bombardment from the WarShip Sabre Cat.[32][33][34]

Turtle Bay is infamous for the Clan Smoke Jaguar civilian massacre which occurred through the orbital bombardment of the capital city Edo, an act which killed over a million civilians. The bombardment came after yakuza operatives freed the captive Hohiro Kurita from the Kurushiiyama Prison, and smuggled Hohiro off-world, using a successful guerilla campaign fought in the streets of Edo as a diversion.[35]

Operation Bulldog[edit]

Turtle Bay was invaded in the second wave of Operation Bulldog, and because the invading 2nd Legion of Vega, 11th Legion of Vega, and 16th Legion of Vega met no resistance after an orbital bombardment, they reclaimed the planet.[36]

Military Deployment[edit]



  • Fourteenth Legion of Vega[38]


- At this point in time the 16th Sung Zhang Academy Cadre were deployed across, Idlewind and Turtle Bay. The 16th was at 60% of full strength, with 70% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Nearby Systems[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years). Closest planets first:

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Almunge 11.64 1 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Brocchi's Cluster 15.57 1 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Rockland 18.74 1 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Nykvarn 32.16 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Garstedt 32.92 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Coudoux 33.57 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Schwartz 35.27 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Hanover 39.81 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Idlewind 40.95 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Albiero 44.66 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Schuyler 45.97 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Savinsville 46.43 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Virentofta 46.70 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Polcenigo 51.34 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Bangor 56.94 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Luzerne 57.26 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Richmond 59.33 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC


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