Ships of the Fleet 

Last Updated November 8, 2005
Dreadnought Cruiser


Old Republic
Class Capital Ship
Availability Unlimited Deployment
In Service -40
Out of Service n/a
Source Thrawn Trilogy
Author Timothy Zahn
Last Updated November 8, 2005
Dreadnought Cruiser
The bulwark of the Republic fleet before the advent of the Star Destroyer designs that would end the Clone Wars, the Dreadnought cruisers were small capital ships that had enormous crew requirements. While capable combatants, the Dreadnoughts were a tremendous logistics drain even without the capability to bring support starfighters into battles. Prior to the Clone Wars there was an experiment with slave-rigging the computers of ships together, but that battle group, known as the Dark Force, disappeared into hyperspace after an unanticipated error. It later was recovered by Grand Admiral Thrawn, bringing several hundred ships into the depleted ranks of the Imperial Remnant.

Ship Control Sheet(s):
Dreadnought Cruiser - SCS
 Unlimited Deployment
This ship is included in the:
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Design Notes:
The original pre-Clone Wars era Dreadnought lacked a hangar, and required escort ships to provide a starfighter contingent.

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