TCS Amadeus

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TCS Amadeus
Type Clarkson-Class Transport
Primary User Terran Confederation
Booster Pod Fuel {{{booster fuel}}}

The TCS Amadeus was a Clarkson-Class Transport in the service of the Terran Confederation.

The Amadeus was a standard Terran transport refitted as a medical transport. During the Border Worlds Conflict of 2673, the Amadeus was ordered to relocate Terran refugees from the frontier to the Megaron System. It was escorted by three Hellcat Vs labeled Green Squadron. The pilots were "Russo", "Sparky", and "Vinman".

While passing through the Hellespont System, five F-107 Lances flown by the Black Lance assaulted the Amadeus. Their wingleader was a man known only as "Seether". Using their cloaking abilities, they quietly ambushed the unsuspecting Confederation pilots, quickly killing Russo and Sparky. Vinman was then killed after a failed attempt to evade the attackers. The Black Lance pilots identified themselves as Union of Border Worlds pilots, intending to frame the Border Worlds in a campaign to incite war between them and the Terran Confederation.

Defenseless, the Amadeus desperately sent out a distress call. Seether then launched a Flash-Pak on the vessel and his squadron retreated. The Amadeus assumed this was a withdrawal, but was completely destroyed when the Flash-Pak incinerated the vessel's internal structure, leaving no survivors.

The TCS Lexington later arrived at the site of the Amadeus in an attempt to locate survivors. There were none found.