USS Avenger, CA-1500

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USS Avenger, CA-1500
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Class
Avenger Class Heavy Cruiser
Registry
CA-1500
Affiliation
Federation/Star Fleet
Posting Area
Posting Area
Status
Destroyed
Specifications
Type: Heavy Cruiser (CA)
Length: 650 Meters
Beam: 350 Meters
Height: 100 Meters
Mass: 3,651,300 Metric Tons
Decks: 23 Deck Plans
Crew Compliment: Standard: 173 Officers, 691 Enlisted Crew Breakdown
Emergency: 1,500
Warp Speed: Type: 2 Main Warp Engines (Type 6D)
Cruise Speed: 6 (3 with saucer separation)
Sustainable Speed: 9.2 (7 with saucer separation)
Emergency Speed: 9.6 (12 hour automatic shutdown)
Impulse Engines: Type: 1 Main Impulse Engine (MIE),
2 Secondary Impulse Engines (SIE)
Speed: .93 C
Defensive Systems: Type 1 Main Shield Generator (MSG-2)
Other Defensive Systems: Sensor Cloak, Ablative Armour
Armament: Phasers: 2 banks of 3 Type 1 (P/S)
3 banks of 2 Type 1 (2F/1A-360D)
Torpedoes: 5 Torpedo Launchers (3F/2A)
Payload: 100 Quantum, 250 Photon Torpedoes, additional material for 100.
Computer System: Daystrom Industries HSCS-2
Tractor/Repulsor: 2 Main Tractor/Repulsor Beams,
6 Docking Tractors,
2 Shuttle Tractors
Shuttlecraft: 1 Bay (A), 8 Shuttles (6 Type 7, 2 Type 9A),
1 Runabout (Type 1). 1 Seleya Class Captains Yacht
Sensors: Andorian Industries FSMSA-2
Offensive Rating: 80%
Defensive Rating: 80%
Maneuverability Rating: 60%
CER: 73.7%


Lineage

USS Avenger, CA-1500 (previously, BC-1500, formerly NCC-1500) was the first of the Fearless class heavy cruisers refit into an Avenger class battle cruiser during the Borg invasion of 2402. Her original commissioning date was Star Date 20208.25. First of three, the Avenger was followed by the USS Gettysburg, BC-1863 and the USS Dauntless, BC-1553. Following the Borg invasion there were no more battle cruisers commissioned by Star Fleet.

During the shoreleave from Star Date 21303.25 through 21304.13 the USS Avenger was re-classed as the Avenger Class Heavy Cruiser from "Battle Cruiser" as part of Star Fleet's CA consolidation project. The only change to the BC classed vessels was re-designation as CA- registry numbers.

The USS Avenger, CA-1500 is part of the 4th Fleet.

Federation Space Main Timeline

In our main timeline, the NCC designation was never used, and CA-1500 was refitted into BC-1500. This was later changed back to CA-1500 as part of the heavy cruise consolidation project.

The USS Avenger was destroyed during the Borg invasion while defending Sector 001 and Star Base One. Although no battle cruiser was built to replace it, a new Fearless class cruiser was later built to replace it. This cruiser was also named Avenger, and given the registry CA-1500. This vessel was lost during the Krynar invasion.

Alternate timeline for NCC-1500

USS Avenger was one of the pivotal ships in defending the Federation against the Borg, and went on for nearly a decade of further notable service, going through several Commanding Officers (listed below) before Captain Derrick Grant was assigned as her Commanding Officer in 2408.

The USS Avenger, CA-1500 (NCC-1500) is the fourth Star Fleet vessel to bear the name Avenger.

Previous Ships named Avenger

British Navy, Earth

  • HMS Avenger was a sloop launched in 1778 as the 8-gun fireship HMS Lucifer. She was renamed HMS Avenger on her conversion to a sloop in 1779 and was sold in 1783.
  • HMS Avenger (1794) was a 16-gun sloop, formerly the French Vengeur. She was captured in 1794 and sold in 1802.
  • HMS Avenger (1803) was a sloop, previously the civilian vessel Elizabeth. She was purchased in 1803 and foundered later that year.
  • HMS Avenger (1804) was an 18-gun sloop, formerly the collier Thames. She was purchased in 1804 and wrecked in 1812.
  • HMS Avenger (1845) was a wooden paddle frigate launched in 1845 and wrecked off North Africa in 1847.
  • HMS Avenger (D14) was an Avenger-class aircraft carrier, laid down as the merchant vessel Rio Hudson but converted and launched in 1940. She was transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease and was sunk by U-155 in 1942.
  • HMS Avenger (LST 3011) was a Landing Ship, Tank launched in 1945 as LST 3011. She was renamed HMS Avenger in 1947 and was sold to the Royal Indian Navy in 1949, being renamed Magar in 1951.
  • HMS Avenger (F185) was a Type 21 frigate launched in 1975. She fought in the Falklands War, and was sold to Pakistan in 1994 and renamed Tippu Sultan.

United States Navy, Earth

  • The USS Avenger (1863), was a side-wheel ram, transferred from the Army to the Navy in 1863, and decommissioned and sold in 1865.
  • The USS Avenger (SP-2646), was leased and commissioned by the Navy in May 1918, and decommissioned in December 1918.
  • The USS Avenger (MCM-1), was an Avenger class mine countermeasures ship, launched in 1985.

Star Fleet

  • USS Avenger (NX-09) was a United Earth NX-class cruiser starship in Earth Starfleet service in the 22nd century. This ship was in active service around the year 2159.
  • USS Avenger (NCC-1860) was a Federation Miranda-class cruiser starship in service to Starfleet in the late 23rd century.
  • USS Avenger was a Federation Defiant-class escort/destroyer starship in Starfleet service in the 24th century. This ship was in active service around the 2370s decade.

Current: USS Avenger, CA-1500
Vessel Class: Avenger Class Heavy Cruiser
Commanding Officer(s):

Captain Tyra Crawford (21311.17 - Present)
Captain Derrick Hiram Ulysses Grant (20808.03 - 21311.17)
Commander Trillian Manx (acting) (20806.30-20808.03)
Commodore Errinai sh'Vanzz (20607.22 - 20806.30)
Captain Terrance O'Brien (20307.21 - 20607.22)
Captain Fiona Jackson (20209.27 - 20307.21)
Commodore Kelly Longbow (20208.25 - 20209.27)

Vessel Dedication Quote

"We've made too many compromises already; too many retreats. They invade our space and we fall back. They assimilate entire worlds and we fall back. Not again. The line must be drawn here! This far, no further! And I will make them pay for what they've done." - Captain Jean-Luc Picard

Auxiliary Craft

Special/Covert Operations vessel

USS James Madison, ES-17877--Destroyed
USS Voltaire, ES-17694 (replaces captain's yacht)

Runabout, Type-1

USS Ol' Miss, CA-1500/R (named for the river Mississippi in central North America

Shuttles, Type-7

Named for real or fictional spies
Thomas Knowlton, CA-1500/3
Belle Boyd, CA-1500/4
Giacomo Casanova, CA-1500/5
James Bond, CA-1500/6
Mata Hari, CA-1500/7
Aphra Ben, CA-1500/8

Shuttles, Type-9A

Named for Star Trek spies
Sloan, CA-1500/1
Garak, CA-1500/2

Crew Manifest

COMMAND
Com-capt.jpg Tyra Crawford Commanding Officer E-Mail
Com-cdr.jpg Jason Simmons First Officer E-Mail
TACTICAL
Tac-lt.jpg Jennifer Braggins Chief Tactical Officer E-Mail
Tac-lt.jpg Margaret Murphy Tactical Officer E-Mail
Tac-ltjg.jpg Eliya McKenzie {Crawford} Helm Officer E-Mail
ENGINEERING
Eng-lt.jpg Ethan Harkness Chief Engineer E-Mail
Eng-lt.jpg Jacob Schwartz Engineer E-Mail
Eng-lt.jpg Gareb ch’Thzarath {Carter} Engineer E-Mail
SECURITY
Sec-ltjg.jpg Korban Aldren Chief of Security E-Mail
Sec-lt.jpg Emma Blackhorn Security Officer E-mail
Sec-mid.jpg Adam Slattery Security Officer E-Mail
MEDICAL
Med-lt.jpg Pheral Ohmsford Chief Medical Officer E-Mail
Med-lt.jpg Jack Ristone * Medical Officer E-Mail
SCIENCE
Sci-lcdr.jpg Judith Tucker Chief Science Officer E-Mail
Sci-lt.jpg Zephyr Praise Science Officer E-Mail
MARINES
Mar-capt.jpg Sierra Dawson {Crawford} - Human/Betazoid Female Marine Commander E-Mail
  • indicates that this person is from the ALT universe from which the Avenger originally came.


History

Stardate 21204.10 A routine mission on the USS James Madison had the crew going to investigate sensor readings of a vessel that read as the USS Chin'toka's yacht that had been lost when the ship was hijaked. The yacht had been used as an escape vessel. The away team boarded the ship and disarmed several booby traps and collected valuable information. During their investigations a space-time anomaly opened and a large ship came through. Under the command of Captain Derrick Grant the Avenger was trying to confront Krynar forces around Betazed. However they encountered the RIS Shadowhawk instead, after the Shadowhawk was destroyed several shard ships showed up. In the efforts to end the Shadowhawk the Avenger ejected it's warp core and set it to detonate. Due to this detonation a black hole was formed. Sensor readings showed that the USS Copernicus, a ship that had been destroyed years earlier, was in range. The Avenger was pulled into the rift and found themselves in empty space and then pulled again by another rift to find themselves into the current universe where the USS James Madison was in the area. The Avenger was reset to ten years prior it's current age and it was basically a brand new ship. Only in a new and different universe. The ship worked together with the crew of the Madison to two the Chin'toka's yacht home to it's starbase.

Stardate 21210.01 The Avenger was escorted to the Wadi homeworld by Dominion forces. A delegation beamed down to the planet for discussions only it was later discovered that the planet and in orbit had already been taken over by the Krynar. A strange disease took over some of the crew members and replicator malfuntions occurred as well. Nothing bad enough to stop the team from getting back to the ship, though they were unable to make a deal with the Dominion. Meanwhile on the USS James Madison was on a mission headed towards the KW facility. Also experiencing replicator malfunctions and acid showers, as well as an odd virus that is zombie like in nature. The facility was found to have been taken over by Ferengi Scavengers. After a rough encounter the Madison escaped through a wormhole and reunited with the Avenger. After a quick pause at Earth for supplies and extra crew members, they headed off to the Gamma Quadrant wormhole near the former location of Bajor. The Madison took the place of the Captain's Yacht on the Avenger and both headed off to their next job. The Avenger to negoiate a treaty for Ketracel White and aid them, while the Madison was to take Ketracel White if the diplomatic part of the mission did not pan out. The meeting did not go as planned, the entire area was Krynar Enlightened and sure enough during the meeting a Krynar came into the room to take over. A fire fight ensued, lives were lost, and the Avenger left shortly after.

Stardate 21304.05 The Avenger is tasked with patroling the Tholian border, a heavily disputed but remote area. While there an old distress call was received from a Federation probe. The Avenger dispatched the Madison to check it out and retrieve the Probe. The Madison headed to Halless I to retrieve the probe however during their attempt to land the Madisons power failed and they were marooned on the planet until the Avenger could come and retrieve them. While there, they encountered heinous alien life forms, lack of power, and the destruction of their ship. Survival was not easy while they waited for the Avenger. The Avenger having lost contact with the James Madison destroyed a modified Tholian vessel and were able to locate their crew and rescue them off the planet.

Stardate 21312.01 Right after their foray with the Tholian border, the Avenger was being repaired when they responded to a priority one message from Sector 001. A Krynar Dreadnaught appeared around Earth. While the Dreadnaught retreated the Avenger joined forces to get Tellar back. The Avenger was accompanied by the Pegasus and the Aries. The Avenger suffered through a nearly forced Enlightenment and the Aries itself was destroyed. The quick thinking of the crew allowed for them to remain themselves and they were able to continue to battle even getting crew members on the ground of Tellar to fight. Winning the battle at a great loss.

Stardate 21402.15 After a brief stint on Earth, the Avenger was part of a battle force ready to end the Krynar occupation. Other ships included the Intrepid, Ticonderoga, and the Gettysburg. The ships were tasked with firing an anti-graviton at the Krynar facilities in the hopes of destroying them. After entering the system, the Avenger attempted to get itself into proper position for firing only to have the Ticonderoga fire on the ship unexpectedly damaging one of the nacelles. Captain Archer of the Intrepid acted quickly and was able to difuse the situation. Allowing the attack to continue. However, with the use of the anti-graviton weapons had the side effect of destabilizing and destroying the entire Krynar system also forcing the Federation officers to flee for their lives. During this the Ticonderoga was completely destroyed and the Avenger assisted in rescuing what crew members were left.

Stardate 21406.01 While enroute to pick up some Scientists on a mission the Commanding Officer Crawford was the victim of a vicious attack. The replicator in her Ready Room exploded and took with it the life of her unborn child and she was barely saved herself from the massive attack. The Captain was evacuated to Star Base Delta for medical treatment. During that time, the ship received a a distress signal from a planet that was thought to be uninhabited, Aoin. The crew decide to go investigate. On the planet they find a largely abandoned planet and a large city that is filled with the dead and decaying bodies that once inhabited the place. A large hospital was their first choice, because scans show that a microbe is in the area and had caused the issues. Some of the crew begin to grow effected as well, however, they cannot find much information on the planet despite their best efforts. Once the away team boarded the Voltaire again, they found themselves face to face with a being that called himself the Wanderer and would only talk through telepaths. Using the resident empath, Zephyr Praise to talk to the crew for the time being. The Wanderer went through the Avenger and did whatever he wanted, causing the crew to run around trying to stop him and getting information. They come to the realization that the Wanderer is the one that killed the entire race of people on Aoin. The Engineers worked hard to find a way to distort the quantum tunnels that made up the creature and ran it off.

Stardate 21504.15 During their much needed shore leave the Avenger was hijacked by a group of disgruntled original Avenger crew members. Using the Voltaire, the Avenger crew give chase after their ship. After a quick encounter with a young Q the Voltaire locates the Avenger hiding in a nebula attempting to remain hidden having turned off their beacon. The Voltaire crew were able to get on board the Avenger but not before the Gettysburg arrived with orders to destroy the Avenger. The Avenger and it's full escape pods were destroyed despite the Voltaire's best efforts to save her crew. The crew that captured the Avenger had gone to the Gettysburg and taken it over. The crew that was originally on the Gettysburg died and so the away team was in the Gettysburg and the others in the Voltaire. The Avenger was destroyed, and the crew was left in shock of what they had lost.

Mission Logs

Mission Log 1 - Stardate 21204.10 "Justice"
Mission Log 2 - Ended Stardate 21303.12 "Secrets of the Gamma Quadrant"
Mission Log 3 - Ended Stardate 21310.20 "Marooned"
Mission Log 4 - Ended Stardate 21401.26 "Battle for Tellar"
Mission Log 5 - Ended Stardate 21404.22 "The Krynar Finale"
Mission Log 6 - Ended Stardate 21503.01 "The Wandering Wander"
Mission Log 7 - Ended Stardate 21509.15 "The Last Hurrah"

Images

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