HMS Avalon (CL-395)

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HMS Avalon (CL-395) is an Avalon-class Light Cruiser within Tenth Fleet. Commanded by CDR Sir Timothy Simpson, RMN, Avalon claims San Diego, California as her charter city.


Avalon was first brought into commission on 01 January 2015 under the command of then-CDRE Dan Brandow, by order of BuShips. They operated out of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Eventually, the crew transferred to HMS Implacable on 20 November 2015, returning the Avalon to the Reserve Fleet. She was recommissioned on 30 September 2016 and relocated to Tenth Fleet. The ship has participated in multiple Fleet Events, such as VCon, and OryCon. When the crew transferred over to HMS Centaur, she was retrofitted by BuShips for recommission under CDR Sir Timothy Simpson and the former crew of HMS Bedivere.

Commanding Officers

# Name Assumed Relieved
1 CDRE Dan Brandow 01 January 2015 20 November 2015
2 CDR Sir Mark Gledhill 30 September 2016 8 May 2018
3 CDR Sir Timothy Simpson 16 June 2018 Incumbent

Crew Lineage

  • 18 October 2015: Launched as HMLAC Grimalkin
  • 28 November 2015: Upgrade (Recommission) to HMS Bedivere (DD-486).
  • 18 June 2018: Upgrade (Recommission) to Avalon.

Command Staff

  • Commanding Officer: CDR Sir Timothy Simpson
  • Executive Officer: LCDR Jessica Ackerson
  • Ship's Bosun: CPO Kyle Joynt

Ship's Orders

NOTE: This Wiki is the authoritative source for orders per the Fourth Space Lord. All orders have been provided by the issuing authority or are as posted in the TRMN Forums.

Ship's Orders are subordinate to, and expand upon or amplify Admiralty Orders, Naval Directives, and Tenth Fleet Orders. They are applicable to Avalon operations and personnel.

Order No. Effective Date Subject Status


See Also

Light cruiser
Avalon (lead) - Aegis - Ancile - Artegal - Testudo

Light cruisers
Royal Manticoran Navy
Apollo (CL) Apollo (lead) - Ares - Atropos - Bastet - Chiron - Loki - Odin - Perseus - Tisiphone
Avalon (CL) Avalon (lead) - Aegis - Ancile - Artegal - Testudo
Courageous (CL) Bravery
Kamerling (CL) Eardsidh Kamerling (lead)
Valiant (CL) Gallant - Samurai
Grayson Space Navy
Austin Grayson (CL) Leah
David (CL) David - Nathan
Disciple (CL) Erastus - Hermes - Olympus
Republic of Haven Navy
Frigate (CL) Tourbillion