The Battle of Al Raqis

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The Battle of Al Raquis
General Data
*SIM Type: USS Menelaus Missions
*Initiated: 110507
*Ended: continuing
*Year: 2386
*Aliens: UFS Various
*Forum Thread: The Battle of Al Raquis
*Previous Mission: <<Here, there and everywhere
*Next Mission: >>Defence of Outpost Alpha
*SIM Concept: Ezra Sweet & Leo Ravenheart

Mission Briefing

Captains log, stardate 110507

We have arrived to reinforce the defence fleet orbiting Outpost Alpha on Al Raqis two days ago. Under the command of the USS Colossus we have joined formation with the USS Normandy and the USS Arnhem.

Our arrival has given the fleet the opportunity to patrol the system and so we hold station with the USS Colossus while the Arnhem and the Normandy patrol the system.

I have been in discussion with the officer in charge of Outpost Alpha, Leo Ravenheart and we have a set of surprise drills for the outpost. We will be attacking at 1030 today.

Computer, end log

Mission Log

The crew of the Menelaus fight bravely along side their colleagues of Outpost Alpha, while the ship, along with the USS Colossus defend the planet from a 6 ship strong Myrmidon fleet.

The Colossus & Menelaus are badly damaged in the ensuing battle but manage to hold the line. Reinforced by the timely arrival of the Normandy and the Arnhem they can begin repairs and count their dead.

The planet side battle was equally violent and also costly in lives but the line was held to. The Myrmidon assault troops are clearly well trained and battle hardened and retreat to regroup having lost their fleet support.

Computer, end log"


Crew Status

  • Lt. Cmdr Giant had to be repaired due to heavy damage sustained in an attack
  • Cmdr. de Arr, suffered phaser burns on thight, upper arm and shoulder,
  • Several burns on crewmember occured during the attach, 6 needed surgery
  • Losses:
    • 23 Starfleet personell including Outpost Alpha personell
    • 5 Fremen

Ship Status

  • Warp Core offline
  • Alpha Core 28%
  • Beta Core 57%
  • Gamma Core offline
  • Environmental offline
  • Hull Damage 39%
  • Deck 13, section 5-11closed off
  • Deck 7, section 1-3 inaccesable


  • Command
    • Ezra Sweet
    • Tedra de Arr
  • Operations
    • Fred McCellan
    • Cronus Boxen
    • Emilie Chardin
  • Engineering
    • Data Giant
    • Damien Korolev
  • Security
    • Reina Beaumont
  • Science
    • tlhepa Gurbux
    • Sarheni Kanto
  • Medical
    • yuzuki.ultsch