49AX3 was a Dreadnought-class heavy cruiser that served the navy of the Galactic Empire.[1] Some time between 3 and 4 ABY,[2] the vessel was captured by the Alliance to Restore the Republic, who used it to raid Imperial Refining Platform M36, a refinery in the Outer Rim Territories. Assisted by Luke Skywalker, the team of rebels managed to steal fuel from the refinery, but their escape was blocked by an Imperial-class Star Destroyer. Skywalker landed his X-wing in the vessel's hangar, where he and the rebel major used a shuttle to draw the attention of the Imperial TIE fighters away. The tactic worked, and the rebels aboard 49AX3 were able to evacuate, escaping to a nearby world.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Age of Rebellion - Luke Skywalker 1
  2. Age of Rebellion - Luke Skywalker 1 is set between Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, the events of which are dated to 3 ABY and 4 ABY respectively by Star Wars: Galactic Atlas. Age of Rebellion - Luke Skywalker 1 must therefore take place during one of those years.
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