The MC85 Star Cruiser was a heavy cruiser manufactured by Mon Calamari Shipyards and Corellian Engineering Corporation after the Galactic Civil War. It was used by the New Republic fleet and the Resistance navy.[1] One ship, the Raddus, served as the flagship of the Resistance navy, and was crucial in the Evacuation of D'Qar. The bridge of the Raddus was destroyed, and resulted in the deaths of most of Resistance High Command, including Admiral Gial Ackbar, when it was attacked by First Order TIE fighters. It was subsequently destroyed during the Attack on the Resistance fleet when Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo purposefully entered hyperspace into the Supremacy, splintering the massive vessel in two, with the debris cutting through several nearby Resurgent-class Battlecruisers.[2]


Despite its large size, the MC85 was a fast cruiser. Even thirteen years after commission, the Dawn of Tranquility, in service with the Resistance under the name Raddus, was still able to outrun the First Order’s modern battlecruisers and the massive Supremacy. Propelled by eleven sublight Ion engines, these massive ships were as fuel hungry as they were fast.[4]

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