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The flagship Gandharva (796 UC (487 IC / 3596 CE))
|Purpose:||Flagship (Mecklinger Fleet)|
The Gandharva (Japanese: ガンダルヴァ) was the flagship of Ernst Mecklinger.
Flagship of the Mecklinger Fleet, the Gandharva's first campaign was the counterattack against the Free Planets Alliance's invasion of Imperial space in 796 UC (487 IC / 3596 CE) - engaging the 8th Fleet. (DNT: 'The Verge of Death (Part Two)')
Like most Imperial flagships, the Gandharva's design resembles a standard Imperial battleship in layout. The Gandharva's distinguishing features include its lightly colored hull and prominent weapons implacement on the prow, mounted with additional port and starboard-facing weaponry.
Port (796 UC (487 IC / 3596 CE))
The name Gandharva is a reference to gandharvas — non-human beings associated with nature — of Hindu/Buddhist mythology.