Stephen Van Slyke
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Stephen Van Slyke
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Stephen Van Slyke was a Manticoran citizen and an officer of the Royal Manticoran Navy.

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He was built like a wrestler, bull-necked, and had black hair and brown eyes with large eyebrows. His movements were quick. When he talked, he was brilliant with an air of pragmatism and to the point. (HH3)

Biography Edit

In 1905 PD, Van Slyke held the rank of Commodore and served as commanding officer of Heavy Cruiser Squadron 17 on Hancock Station, with HMS Crusader serving as his flagship. After an poor squadron performance during war games, he attended a meeting aboard HMS Nike. He was uncomfortable around Captain Honor Harrington due to his chief of staff, Commander Arthur Houseman, coloring his opinion of her. He kept Commander Houseman around because he was good at his job.

Van Slyke was killed when the Crusader was destroyed by Havenite fire in the First Battle of Hancock. (HH3)

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Promotions Edit

  • Commodore

Posts Edit

  • Commanding Officer, Heavy Cruiser Squadron 17, Hancock Station

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