UEM Florence

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The following information has not been confirmed by Volition
and is therefore not canon for the FreeSpace universe.


The UEM Florence

Blue Planet: War in Heaven Tech Description

This cruiser-sized medical vessel houses state-of-the-art medical facilities capable of treating thousands of patients on the field. While the vessel is moderately armored using standard UEF modular armor plates, it only has minimal defensive weaponry. As such, the Florence should receive priority fighter cover in case enemy contact is expected. GTVA forces do not normally target the Florence class, but if the vessel travels with a military escort, it is often presumed to be a wartime target.

Developer Notes



  • Original model by c914
  • Current model by Lc4Hunter

Name Origin

Presumably, this ship class was named after Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), the founder of the modern nursing profession.



Type Medical Frigate
Manufacturer Unknown
Maneuverability N/A
Yaw, Pitch, Roll 60.0, 60.0, 60.0 s
Max Velocity 35 ms-1
Max Afterburner Velocity N/A ms-1
Armor N/A
Hitpoints 40 000
Shields N/A
Length 577.8 m


Default Statistics
Turret Type Amount
UEF Medium Turret 8


Veteran Comments

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At a passing glance, the old Florence could be mistaken for being the EAC Eclipse from Inferno Release 1. It was in fact based on the GTCv Morana from c914's Lost Fleet ship pack. Changes included a new bridge in common with other UEF ships, a different turret layout and new textures.