SS Tranquility

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Tranquility Station
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"Once More Into The Breach"
*Registry: SS 001
*Class: Ournal Class Starbase
*Faction: Starfleet
*Fleet: Sector 001
*Base of Operations: UFS Headquarters
*Commissioned: 2381 on stardate 060812, Refitted in 2383 on stardate 080328
*Operational Status: Active
Design Specifications
*Type: Multi-role Strategic Platform
*Overall Length: 6 KM
*Beam: 5.5 KM
*Mass: 750,000,000 Metric Tons
*Decks: 1550
Designed Capacities
*Crew Compliment: 10,500 Officers, 50,500 Crew
*Auxiliary Craft: 30,000 eight man escape pods.

20 Danube Class Runabouts, 45 Type 6 Shuttlecraft, 25 Type 7 Shuttlecraft, 95 Type 8 Shuttlecraft, 200 Type 9 Shuttlecraft, 100 Type 10 Shuttlecraft, 100 Type 11 Shuttlecraft, 15 Executive Shuttlecraft, 500 Work Bee Repair Craft, 200 Travel Pods

Tactical Systems
*Armament: 16 Type XIII Phasers, 42 Type X Phasers. 8,000 Photon Torpedoes
*Defenses: Ablative Armour
Engineering Specifications
*Warp Engines: NNEC Mark 4.5 Dilithium Focus Chamber x 6
*Computer System: AC-18 Bio-Neural Super-System x 8
*Power Systems: 21.600 Petawatts
Senior Staff
*Commander: Thallanor Rasmuson
*Chief Engineer: Vacant
*Chief of Security: Vacant
*Chief Medical Officer: Vacant
*Chief of Operations: Vacant
*Chief Science Officer: Dean Taselian
*Chief Tactical Officer: Vacant
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Name

Tranquility: Quality or state of being Tranquil, Calmness, Peacefulness, Quiet and Serenity.

The name of a "Sea" located on Earth's Moon.

History

Construction of Cascade Station began 060129 in the Alpha Quadrant for use as Starfleet's Delta Quadrant Headquarters in the Pinastri System. In order for the station to be placed in Pinastri orbit it was constructed is sections and shipped to the Pinastri System piece by piece. All the needed components arrived on 060601 and final assembly began. Problems began with Cascade even from the first steps of assembly. This form of construction is rare but not unheard of, however is a very difficult process. Due to the rush of getting each section complete on a very unforgiving schedule mistakes where made. Internal connections where placed wrong requiring extensive rewiring of some systems. In some places the sections actually did not fit together and metal sheets had to be welded on to make them fit together. It also seems that the effects of the wormhole on the exposed components was not factored in as for months Cascade Engineers had to replace conduits and relays on nearly a weekly basis. Finally after little more then a year the system failures and patchwork fixes became to much and Admiral Calhoun was informed the station needed to be taken partially offline for an immense retrofit.

On 070803 an Engineering team lead by Lieutenant J.G. Cyril Barthelmess began the retrofit, Cascade was able to remain online in a limited capacity however much of the station became uninhabitable.

It was on 070813 that Doctor Damion St. James began his groundbreaking research on Anti Borg Assimilation Technology, code named Project Firewall. On 080328 Lieutenant Cyril Barthelmess and his team report they are near completion and have repaired the extensive issues with Cascade Station. Admiral Calhoun, wishing to give the station a fresh start, ordered a rechristening and Cascade Station officially became Tranquility Station. On 091104 Tranquility broke from its Pinastri Prime orbit and moved into a matching orbit with Pinastri Prime around the Pinastri Star. On 091115, Starfleet Delta Quadrant Headquarters moved from Tranquility to SS Nimbus.

Tranquility is easily the largest and most impressive of the Starfleet's facilities in the Delta Quadrant. Currently, the Tranquility is the Headquarters of the UFS 1st Fleet and had been under the command of Captain Kinney Randt since 090131 until 111009. As of 111009, it is under the command of Commander Thallanor Rasmuson.

Crew Manifest

Construction and Initial Assignment

A city in space, this was one of the largest contained space borne facilities Starfleet had ever attempted to build. Today, the mushroom shape of the Ournal-class spacedock has become one of the most recognizable symbols of Starfleet.

Tranquility is a huge, multipurpose facility serving in the roles of forward base, industrial centre, operations hub, and shipyard and research facility. More protected than open fleetyards such as Cascadia, it can also serve as a starship construction facility, however The Cascadia Shipyards, at the outskirts of the system, does most of the starship construction for the surrounding sectors. As well as a key administrative nexus for Starfleet Command, the facility supports a large operation specialist base, and due to it being the home of the Diplomatic Corps frequently is the first contact non-allied worlds have with the Federation.

The Ournal Class spacedock can support up to eight Sovereign Class vessels, and up to twenty four smaller ships. Tranquility is a huge show of Starfleet strength as well as a safe haven and a place to repair starships. It also provides staging areas for many freighters and transport vessels.

The giant sensor towers and the forest of antennae allow the facility to scan for light-years around the area of the station. Non-Starfleet endeavours are welcome at Tranquility. Retail and office space along with cargo holds and numerous holodecks are available. Tranquility provides transporter service and trade arbitration if necessary.

Tranquility also has a significant tourist trade, by virtue of its role as gateway to the Pinastri Sector. Advanced medical and scientific research facilities can be found on Tranquility. The only limit regarding missions is the imagination of its commander.

The Nebula Class USS Goddard, and Defiant Class USS Cheyenne are permanently assigned to the station and are frequently used by the command crew for away missions.

Technical Data

Overview

Class: Ournal Class Starbase (Variant)

Unit Run: 1 of this Variant

Commissioned: 2381

Decks: 1550

Propulsion

    • NNEC Mark 4.5 Dilithium Focus Chamber x 6

Diplomatic Capability: Grade 1

Computer Core: AC-18 Bio-Neural Super-System x 8

Expected Hull Life: 1500 Years

Armaments

    • 16 x Type XIII Phasers
    • 42 x Type X Phasers
    • 30 x Type VI Forward Photon Launchers
    • 8,000 Type VI Photon Torpedoes

Enhancements

    • 30cm Ablative Armour Plating
    • High Capacity Multi-Adaptive Shield Grid

Support Craft

    • 20 x Danube Class Runabout
    • 45 x Type 6 Shuttlecraft
    • 25 x Type 7 Shuttlecraft
    • 95 x Type 8 Shuttlecraft
    • 200 x Type 9 Shuttlecraft
    • 100 x Type 10 Shuttlecraft
    • 100 x Type 11 Shuttlecraft
    • 15 x Executive Shuttlecraft
    • 500 x Work Bee Repair Craft
    • 200 x Travel Pods

Dedication Plaque

First Contacts

Achievements

  • Ship of the Month: December 2384

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Database

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Log's Updated as of April 26th 2015 3:07am SLT*