Orbital Space Dock III
 
 
 
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Name/Model# : Orbital Space Dock III [(OSD)III]
Designer/Manufacturer : Kuat Drive Yards
Combat Designation : Orbital Capital Ship Spacedock
Scale : Capital
Length : 1,600 Metres
Crew Skill : Capital ship gunnery 4D, capital ship shields 4D and sensors 4D
Crew : 5,564 Crew  5,500 + Gunners 64
Skeleton Crew : 1,000 (+10 DIFFICULTY) [No drydock operations take place]
Cost of Station : Not available for sale
Cargo Capacity : Unknown
Consumables : 1 Month
Weapons : 8 Turreted Turbolaser Batteries
Crew: 8 Gunners per battery
Fire Control: 2D
Space Range: 3-15/35/75 Space Units
Damage: 4D
Sensors : Passive : ?
Scan : ?
Search : ?
Focus : ?
Shields/Hull Rating : Shields 5D. Hull 7D
Starfighter Squadrons : Number is unknown
Troop Capacity : 500 (Not Troops?)
Support Craft : Unknown

 

    The Orbital Space Dock III consists of two large drydocks which are joined into one unit for ships over 300 metres in length, and has been in Imperial service since at least a few weeks after the Battle of Yavin. It also features numerous freighter hangers, spacebarge hangers and living quarters for dock personnel. This spacedock provides facilities for repairing and overhauling capital ships up to 600 metres in length, with additional bays for smaller vessels. Ordinarily, long term overhauls and repairs ranging from one to six months are conducted in Dock 1. While Dock 2 is reserved for shorter repair needs. Due to changing priorities, maintenance scheduling and the unexpected arrival of damaged vessels, the dock often adjusts its normal procedures. This type of spacedock was constructed by the Imperial Navy and was placed in a geostationary orbit around the planet of Bacrana in the Bacrana System, in the Brak Sector.

 
   
Sources: FBS***Pg 5, 43
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