Border Prowler class Provincial Cruiser

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Border Prowler class Provincial Cruiser
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Published, canon starship design.
Type: EC Provincial Cruiser
Also see
Blueprint TBD
Cargo 184 Tons
Cost MCr791.21
Crew 20
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 10
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-4
Maneuver 3 G
Model TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference TBD
Size 1,000 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–14
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Border Prowler class Provincial Cruisers are heavily armed warships designed for multiple missions.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The normal configuration is Jump-4 capable with 200.0 tons of cargo. Removing the demountable fuel tanks reduces the range to Jump-3, but increases cargo capacity to 300 tons. The demountable tanks are mounted as two tanks, one with 46 tons of fuel, the other with 49 tons. The ship is equipped with fuel scoops and a fuel purifier.

A special module was built which fits in the cargo bay and provides staterooms and life support for 100 troops in middle passage. A low passage module was also built which provided for 250 men in low passage, 50 tons of equipment, and staterooms for 10 command personnel. A third module which provides passage for 20 troops, 20 tons of equipment, and semi-external carriage of a pair of 40-ton Attack Shuttles.

Usual armament on the ship is a Factor-2 Nuclear Damper projector, one triple sandcaster turret, four triple laser turrets organized into two batteries, two double ]]fusion gun]] turrets organized as one battery, one PA Barbette, and two triple missile launcher turrets organized as one battery.

Basic Ship Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Navy and IISS Universal Ship Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown here. The small craft factor indicates the number of squadrons (of ten craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage TBD tons.
2. Crew TBD crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-TBD
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
  • No additional information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
  • No additional information yet available.
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The designed mission of the Border Prowler class is to maintain the Imperial presences upon the most far-flung borders. It has also provided an excellent ship for long-range scouting missions. In case of war, it also is suitable as a commerce raider.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.