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==Unit Description==
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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.
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==History==
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===Star League===
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The unit served [[Stefan Amaris]] in his failed bid for supremacy, and survived the [[Hegemony Campaign]].
  
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===First Succesion War===
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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]].<ref>''House Kurita (The Draconis Combine)'', p. 52</ref>
  
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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]].
Mercenary unit formed from former SLDF forces <ref name="FSWp137"></ref>
 
  
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They were listed as destroyed by [[2821]].
  
 
==Officers==
 
==Officers==
 
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! scope="col" width="220" style="background: #dedede;" | Rank
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| colspan="4" style="background: #efefef;" | '''Commanding Officers of the 13th Republic Light Lancers'''
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| colspan="4" style="background: #efefef;" | '''Commanding Officers of the Black Sharks'''
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==Tactics==
 
==Tactics==
 
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Unknown.
  
 
==Composition History==
 
==Composition History==
 
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=== 2786 - 2821===
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'''Black Sharks''' (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)<ref name= FSSp137>’’ First Succession War’’, p. 137</ref>
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: Note: At this point in time the medium-weight unit was stationed on [[Numki]]. The unit was destroyed during the war. <ref name= FSSp137/>
  
 
==Rules==
 
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==Bibliography==
 
==Bibliography==
 
* ''[[First Succession War (Sourcebook)]]''
 
* ''[[First Succession War (Sourcebook)]]''
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* ''[[House Kurita (The Draconis Combine)]]''
  
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[[Category:Mercenary Commands|Black Sharks]]

Latest revision as of 16:47, 17 May 2019

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

Bibliography[edit]