("Super Star Destroyers")
- Lord Vader's personal flagship, seen in The Empire Strikes Back
and Return of the Jedi. The first ship constructed in its class.
Built under heavy security at the Kuat Drive Yards shipyards at Fondor,
shortly after the Battle of Yavin, as seen in Classic STAR WARS
Destroyed after impaling the second Death Star at Endor when the battle
- Flagship of Scourge Squadron, an elite group of star destroyers
which was formed for Grand Moff Tarkin and commanded by Grand Moff Ardus Kaine
subsequent to Tarkin's death. Flagship of Kaine's Pentastar Alignment
Imperial faction at a time approximately three years after the Emperor's death.
[STAR WARS Adventure Journal #3].
Kaine died during the Emperor's cloned return
and was replaced by Admiral Pellaeon.
At the Battle of Oringa
destroyed the New Republic fleet carrier Endurance
with all its fighters aboard.
(This was history at the start of
Before the Storm,
but must have happened sufficiently late in New Republic history for
the new government to have acquired or designed
its own dedicated carrier vessels.)
Lost while repelling a New Republic invasion of Moff Getelles' territory
after Planet of Twilight.
[STAR WARS Essential Chronology]
- Admiral Sarn's command ship appearing in the Rebel Assault II
computer game, which is set sometime before Return of the Jedi.
Some story elements in these games don't mesh well with the movies, so the
status of the Terror in the overall continuity is uncertain.
- Flagship of Fleet Admiral Gaen Drommel.
Was stationed in the Core regions near
Coruscant at the time of Return of the Jedi.
Immediately after word of Palpatine's death was received the Guardian
departed to Drommel's home sector as part of his efforts to establish a
small personal empire.
Severely damaged in a battle with New Republic forces
which took place not more than three years after
Return of the Jedi.
Survived until at least three years after Return of the Jedi
[described in Wanted by Cracken].
Captured by New Republic agents more than a decade later
[SW Adventure Journal #15: Two for One].
- Commanded by Admiral Senn in Airam sector sometime between the battles of
Hoth and Endor.
Destroyed by outgunned rebels in a concerted attack
in one of the possible outcomes of Balance of Power;
destroyed the Mon Calamari cruiser Liberty
in a different game outcome.
The real fate of this ship is unknown.
[NB. this ship is not the same as the
serving as flagship for the dark Jedi Jerec,
which is a completely different class.]
- The flagship of Admiral Roek was stationed in
the Inner Rim regions of the galaxy before the Battle of Endor.
Six months later it was recalled to the Galactic Core
to fortify and defend the shipyards of the Corellian system from potential rebel attack
[STAR WARS Adventure Journal #2].
This ship, or another by the same name, remained in service and recognised the
authority of Ysanne Isard two and a half years after the Battle of Endor.
- Iron Fist
- Constructed as Brawl
(one of the earliest ships in the Executor-class)
and presented to Admiral Zsinj by the Emperor.
Renamed after his first command, a Victory-class destroyer.
Infamous flagship of the renegade Imperial Warlord Zsinj and used extensively
by his forces in campaigns concurrent with
the New Republic's capture of Coruscant three years after the Battle of Endor,
as described in the X-Wing novels.
The target of a five month search by a New Republic naval task force led by
General Han Solo,
four years after the Battle of Endor
[The Courtship of Princess Leia].
- Secretly built at Kuat under Executor's name
and then buried on the surface of Coruscant during the reign of
the Lusankya was used as a top-secret holding facility
for prisoners of Imperial Intelligence.
Three years after the Battle of Endor, this warship fell under the command
of Ysanne Isard.
This ship was equipped with an unorthodox repulsorlift bed enabling it to
lift off the surface of the planet.
Captured by Thyferran and independent forces aligned with the New Republic.
Its exact ownership after that point is unclear,
but (under command of General Wedge Antilles)
Lusankya was decisive in capturing the Imperial planet Phaeda
a few months following the demise of the last Palpatine-clone.
Its absence from other major conflicts,
such as the Thrawn and Shadow Hand campaigns,
suggests that the repairs were time-consuming.
- Another Super Star Destroyer remained in the sectors of the Galactic Core
and recognised the authority of Ysanne Isard, Director of Imperial Intelligence
who ruled from Coruscant two and a half years after the Emperor's death at Endor
[X-Wing Rogue Squadron and
X-Wing: Wedge's Gamble].
It is possible that this ship is the Aggressor.
- Knight Hammer
- Constructed by warlord Superior General Delvardus and commanded by
Admiral Daala approximately eight years after the Emperor's death. Plated
with special "stealth armour" as a sensor countermeasure, which has the
interesting side-effect of making the hull almost completely black
- There are three of this class of starship in the Black Sword Fleet
[in Before the Storm], thirteen years after the Battle of Endor.
One of them was originally named the Intimidator
[according to Shield of Lies].
This ship is supposed to exhibit design modifications which are distinctive of "late-production" SSDs, particularly an "additional shield tower located on the centreline".
Intimidator became the Yevethan flagship,
renamed Pride of Yevetha.
Escaped with Imperial counter-mutineers to the Deep Core
twelve years after Endor.
Found damaged beyond repair and drifting near Unknown Regions four years later
[SW Essential Chronology].
- Razor Kiss
- Construction of this ship was almost completed
in a spacedock in orbit around the planet Kuat
four years after the Battle of Endor.
It was stolen by Warlord Zsinj and lasted in his hands for a short time.
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