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The ''' ''Loki'' type heavy cruiser''' is a support ship in service with the [[Colonial Fleet (RDM)|Colonial Fleet]] during the [[First Cylon War]].  
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The ''' ''Loki'' type heavy cruiser''' is a lightly armed support ship in service with the [[Colonial Fleet (RDM)|Colonial Fleet]] during the [[First Cylon War]], where two or three of these ships would be assigned to a [[battlestar group]] at any given time. It is unknown what becomes of this class after the war, however it can be presumed they are either retired from service or destroyed by the Cylons during the [[Fall of the Twelve Colonies]] (''"Blood & Chrome]"'').  
  
 
==Design==
 
==Design==
The heavy cruiser is nearly as large as a [[Galactica type battlestar|''Galactica'' type battlestar]], and feature massive tri-hulled designs joined at the top by a massive domed structure, and at the front by a flattened "alligator head". There are a group of three engine boosters at the ends of the tri-hulls, for a total of 9 sub-light engines.
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The heavy cruiser features a unique tri-hull design, joined by a massive domed structure on the dorsal side, and an "alligator head" on the front side.  
  
The massive tri-hulls contain numerous cargo holds, and feature movable cranes along the top to assist with the transfer of goods and munitions.
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The alligator head contain all thirty-five of the ship's guns; with fifteen along the dorsal side, twelve along the ventral side, and four along both the port and starboard sides of the hull. The head also contains 2 landing bays along the sides of the hull, and communications antennas on the front.
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The massive tri-hulls contain a combined total of eighty-one cargo holds, and feature movable cranes along the top to assist with the transfer of goods and munitions.
  
 
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| ''[[Loki]]'' || Unknown || Active, part of "Ghost Fleet", YR58 (42 BCH) || ''"[[Blood & Chrome]]"''.  
 
| ''[[Loki]]'' || Unknown || Active, part of "Ghost Fleet", YR58 (42 BCH) || ''"[[Blood & Chrome]]"''.  
 
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| Unknown || Unknown || Active, part of "Ghost Fleet", YR58 (42 BCH) || ''"[[Blood & Chrome]]"''.
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| ''Cyclops'' || PCS-73 || Active, part of "Ghost Fleet", YR58 (42 BCH) || ''"[[Blood & Chrome]]"''.
 
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| Unknown || Unknown || Active, part of "Ghost Fleet", YR58 (42 BCH) || ''"[[Blood & Chrome]]"''.
 
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== Notes ==
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*The design was created by Richard Livingston.
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*The CGI model used for production is labeled ''Cyclops'' (PCS-73) <ref>[http://www.deg3d.biz/featured_work/featured_work.html Deg3D]</ref>, which is barely legible in the header image for this article, despite the ship in reference referred as ''Loki''.
  
 
==Gallery==
 
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Image:HC Main Hull.png|Closeup of a heavy cruiser's main hull (lower right). Note the primary cannons.  
 
Image:HC Main Hull.png|Closeup of a heavy cruiser's main hull (lower right). Note the primary cannons.  
 
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== References ==
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Revision as of 16:45, 22 December 2013

Loki type heavy cruiser
Loki type heavy cruiser
Race: Colonial
Type: Military
FTL: Yes
Propulsion: 9x sublight engines
Crew: Unknown
Capacity:
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Armaments: 35x light guns
Defenses: Unknown
Aircraft: Unknown
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Other Images: Gallery
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Additional Information

The Loki type heavy cruiser is a lightly armed support ship in service with the Colonial Fleet during the First Cylon War, where two or three of these ships would be assigned to a battlestar group at any given time. It is unknown what becomes of this class after the war, however it can be presumed they are either retired from service or destroyed by the Cylons during the Fall of the Twelve Colonies ("Blood & Chrome]").

Design

The heavy cruiser features a unique tri-hull design, joined by a massive domed structure on the dorsal side, and an "alligator head" on the front side.

The alligator head contain all thirty-five of the ship's guns; with fifteen along the dorsal side, twelve along the ventral side, and four along both the port and starboard sides of the hull. The head also contains 2 landing bays along the sides of the hull, and communications antennas on the front.

The massive tri-hulls contain a combined total of eighty-one cargo holds, and feature movable cranes along the top to assist with the transfer of goods and munitions.

Ships In Class

Name Number Status Last Seen
Loki Unknown Active, part of "Ghost Fleet", YR58 (42 BCH) "Blood & Chrome".
Cyclops PCS-73 Active, part of "Ghost Fleet", YR58 (42 BCH) "Blood & Chrome".
Unknown Unknown Active, part of "Ghost Fleet", YR58 (42 BCH) "Blood & Chrome".
Unknown Unknown Active, part of 75th battlestar group, YR58 (42 BCH) "Blood & Chrome".
Unknown Unknown Active, part of 75th battlestar group, YR58 (42 BCH) "Blood & Chrome".

Notes

  • The design was created by Richard Livingston.
  • The CGI model used for production is labeled Cyclops (PCS-73) [1], which is barely legible in the header image for this article, despite the ship in reference referred as Loki.

Gallery

References