York (Clan System)

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System Information
X:Y Coordinates -70.834 : 1807.012[e]
Spectral class F2V[1]
Recharge time 173 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Nadir and Zenith[1]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Strana Mechty at (0, 0)

Orbital view of York
Orbital view of York
System position 2[1]
Jump point
18.79 days[1]
Moons 1 (Huntington)[1]
Surface gravity 1.3[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 35°C (Arid)[1]
Surface water 70%[1]
Highest native life Amphibians[1]
Reference Year 3062-3074
Population 56,000,000 (3062)[1]
57,100,000 (3074)[2]
HPG (Representative) A (Clan)[1]

Planet Description

York was a large and warm planet with relatively intense tectonic activity. The planet had large mountain ranges with several volcanoes reaching the stratosphere. Most of the planet's population was concentrated near the shorelines.[3]


Planet used as a mining world for both Clan Jade Falcon and Clan Snow Raven. After a time, these Clan's mines were depleted and York become a planet without strategical meaning. Eventually, Blood Spirits laid claim to the rest of the planet by the Trial of Possession with the Falcons and the Snow Ravens. After gaining control of the planet, the Clan then moved the majority of its population to York to isolate itself from the rest of the Home based Clans. This changed a few years later, where the Spirits past dealings with their rivals from Clan Blood Spirit, revisited them in form of invasion of the planet. After humiliating Spirits, the Star Adders was able to established a small enclave for themselves.[4] [5] During this period the Blood Spirits were slowly isolated, used as means for Star Adders to train their personnel. Merchants were blockaded from traveling to the world until late 3060s. During one these merchant visits to York, emissaries from Clan Diamond Shark uncovered a partial prototype Crimson Hawk. The commander of the emissaries fought and won a Trial of Possession for the 'Mech, its scientists and data in the Morgrave Swamplands.[6]

Era Specific Data


  • Occupying Clans: Clan Blood Spirit, Clan Snow Raven, Clan Jade Falcon


  • Occupying Clans: Clan Blood Spirit (100%)


  • Occupying Clans: Clan Blood Spirit (90%), Clan Star Adder (10%)

Garrisoning Military Force


Manufacturing Centers

Nearby Systems

Closest 20 systems (6 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Zara 11.2 Albion 25.5 Grant's Station 28.6 Delios 54.1
Gatekeeper 55.6 Kirin 56.1 Brim 60.2 Londerholm 71.6
Paxon 72.6 Priori 74.6 Colleen 81.8 Tamaron 85.1
Shadow 89.4 Lum 91.0 Barcella 101.0 Strato Domingo 109.9
Strana Mechty 110.3 Hellgate 117.0 Huntress 129.7 Vinton 131.2


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, p. 113
  2. 25 Years of Art and Fiction p. 203, population as of 3074.
  3. 25 Years of Art and Fiction, p. 203, Planet's environments profile in Art & Fiction book.
  4. 25 Years of Art and Fiction p. 203, The Colors of Rage - York (Clan Planet) profile in 3074.
  5. Field Manual: Updates p. 39, Clan Political Balance Table - York still has small enclave belonging to Star Adders on it.
  6. Technical Readout: 3075, p. 134, "Crimson Hawk": 'Mech's fluff reveals a Trial of Possession on York lead to development of the Crimson Hawk.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 148, "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 149 - "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"