Ships of the Fleet 

Last Updated June 24, 2007
Tratha Light Cruiser


Circasian Empire
Class Heavy Combat Vessel
Availability Unlimited Deployment
In Service 1960
Out of Service n/a
Source Empire Rising
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated September 27, 2003
Tratha Light Cruiser
The Tratha Light Cruiser was developed by the Circasians to provide a warship that had more firepower and durability than a frigate, but less than that of a medium or heavy cruiser. The Tratha Light Cruiser is more of an escort vessel than a stand-alone warship, however, as it is equipped primarily with short range particle and plasma weapons. Most Tratha Light Cruisers were operated in just this manner, being used to screen friendly warships against incoming enemy fighters.

The Tratha Light Cruisers proved unable to be upgraded to the new technologies developed following the Chouka War. These ships remained in service as escorts until better craft could be procured, but the Trathas soon found themselves escorting freighter convoys instead of heavy cruisers.

Ship Control Sheet(s):
Tratha Light Cruiser - SCS
 Unlimited Deployment
Tratha Scoutship - SCS
 Rare Variant
This ship is included in the:
Empire Rising - Circasian Ships
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