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Mon Calamari Star Cruiser (stocky)
Production information

Mon Calamari Shipyards

Product line

Mon Calamari Star Cruisers

Technical specifications

~400-500 meters[3]


Frigate or destroyer


This type of Mon Calamari Star Cruiser was a vessel used by the Rebel Alliance and the New Republic.[3][4]



It was a type of stocky vessel with an almost cone-like prow. These vessels were almost twice as long as EF76 Nebulon-B escort frigates, but were much more massive than the skeletal frigate.[3]

The model was equipped with landing gear and could dock inside enclosed hangars. Although about the size of most non-Mon Calamari frigates, these vessels were referred to as "cruisers".[3][4]


A Galaxy Gun missile embedded into the side of a cruiser.

Ships of this design participated in the Battle of Endor, alongside other distinct classes such as the larger Liberty type and Home One type MC80 Star Cruisers.[3]

Shortly after the battle, some of these vessels were at the shipyards of Fondor, undergoing repairs and maintenance work.[5]

In 11 ABY, the Mon Calamari still utilized this ship type, as one was docked at the space city in the Nespis system when it was hit in the side by a missile dud shot from the Galaxy Gun.[4]

Behind the scenes

Ralph McQuarrie concept art of the Battle of Endor.

This ship class was first drawn in concept art by Ralph McQuarrie during the pre-production of Return of the Jedi. A black and white version of the picture was used to depict Calamari cruisers in Galaxy Guide 5 and the design was also seen in the comic adaption of the film.

Later on, it would again appear in Star Wars 98 and Empire's End.


  • Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 3: Mission to Endor (First appearance)
  • Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 4: The Final Duel
  • Star Wars 98: Supply and Demand
  • Star Wars 99: Touch of the Goddess
  • The Vandelhelm Mission
  • Empire's End


  • Galaxy Guide 5: Return of the Jedi

Notes and references

  1. West End Games
  2. Wizards of the Coast
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 3: Mission to Endor
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Empire's End
  5. Star Wars 98: Supply and Demand
Mon Calamari starship classes
A-Z-Z-3 light freighter - Bantha-class assault shuttle - Crix-class armored shuttle
DeepWater-class light freighter - Kuari Princess - MC18 light freighter
MC80 evacuation cruiser - Mon Calamari ceremonial ship - Nautical Star
Sailfish-class transport - Simiyar-class light freighter - Wander-class Jump freighter
Amphibious fighter - Shark
Calamarian Tanker
Mon Calamari heavy carrier
Mon Calamari corvette
MC30c frigate - MC40a light cruiser
Mon Calamari Star Cruiser (stocky) - Mon Calamari Star Cruiser (striped)
ShaShore-class frigate - Tri-Scythe-class frigate
MC80 Liberty type Star Cruiser - MC80a Star Cruiser
MC80B Star Cruiser - MC90 Star Cruiser
Mediator-class battle cruiser - Scythe-class main battle cruiser
Imperious-class Star Destroyer - MC80 Home One type Star Cruiser
Mon Calamari capital ship (Clone Wars) - Viscount-class Star Defender

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