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'''UEES ''Elizabeth Cahillier'' (PCG-4170)''' is a second generation (Flight IIA) [[Aegis]] [[Hammerhead]] assigned as screen to [[DesRon-33]]. The ship was named after the deceased [[UEE]] [[senator]] [[Elizabeth Cahillier]]. Shortly into the [[Siege of Tiber]], a surprise force of [[Vanduul]] bombers attacked the squadron’s flagship, the [[UEES Veldor|Veldor]] and scored a crippling blow to her magazine. The Cahillier’s captain, Commander [[Tyson Granding]], took the ship’s controls himself, maneuvering the patrol ship into enemy fire to save the crippled destroyer. The Hammerhead prevented the destruction of the Veldor but suffered a direct hit in the process and was lost with all hands. Granding was given a posthumous promotion to Captain.<ref>{{Cite RSI|url=media/8srns703rujzbr/source/Hammerhead.pdf|text=The Aegis Hammerhead - Ship Brochure}}</ref>
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'''UEES ''Elizabeth Cahillier'' (PCG-4170)''' is a second generation (Flight IIA) [[Aegis]] [[Hammerhead]] assigned as screen to [[DesRon-33]]. The ship was named after the deceased [[UEE]] [[senator]] [[Elizabeth Cahillier]]. Shortly into the [[Siege of Tiber]], a surprise force of [[Vanduul]] bombers attacked the squadron’s flagship, the [[UEES Veldor|UEES ''Veldor'']] and scored a crippling blow to her magazine. The ''Cahillier’s'' captain, Commander [[Tyson Granding]], took the ship’s controls himself, maneuvering the patrol ship into enemy fire to save the crippled destroyer. The Hammerhead prevented the destruction of the ''Veldor'' but suffered a direct hit in the process and was lost with all hands. Granding was given a posthumous promotion to Captain.<ref>{{Cite RSI|url=media/8srns703rujzbr/source/Hammerhead.pdf|text=The Aegis Hammerhead - Ship Brochure}}</ref>
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==

Latest revision as of 07:36, 26 March 2020

UEES Elizabeth Cahillier (PCG-4170) is a second generation (Flight IIA) Aegis Hammerhead assigned as screen to DesRon-33. The ship was named after the deceased UEE senator Elizabeth Cahillier. Shortly into the Siege of Tiber, a surprise force of Vanduul bombers attacked the squadron’s flagship, the UEES Veldor and scored a crippling blow to her magazine. The Cahillier’s captain, Commander Tyson Granding, took the ship’s controls himself, maneuvering the patrol ship into enemy fire to save the crippled destroyer. The Hammerhead prevented the destruction of the Veldor but suffered a direct hit in the process and was lost with all hands. Granding was given a posthumous promotion to Captain.[1]

Trivia

  • The UEE Military chose to name the second wave (Flight II and Flight IIA) of Hammerheads named after recently deceased UEE senators.

References

  1. ↑ The Aegis Hammerhead - Ship Brochure