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Civilian Ships conduct trade, tourism, and a variety of non-violent ends. They tend to be under private ownership and rarely carry more than light armament for self defense purposes.


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Description / Specifications[edit]

This page primarily covers Imperial ships and those ships that frequent the Imperial Fringe. Civilian ships are typically interstellar trade vessels, often owned by private captains. The vast majority of civilian ships are intended for interstellar economic activity.

General Ship Types[edit]

Some ship types widely used within Charted Space include:

  1. Trader (A)
  2. Freighter (F)
  3. Prospector (J)
  4. Touring Ship (K)
  5. Lab Ship (L)
  6. Liner/Jumpliner (M)
  7. Smallcraft
  8. Surveyor (N)
  9. Merchant (R)
  10. Transport/Tender (T)
  11. Packet (U)
  12. Barge (W)
  13. Express (X)
  14. Yacht (Y)
  15. Unclassified (Z)

Selected Ship Types[edit]

Some ship types widely used within Charted Space include:

  1. Type A class Free Trader
    1. Basil class Merchant
    2. Beowulf class Free Trader
    3. Hero class Far Trader
    4. Moraine class Free Trader
    5. Regni Yards Type A class Free Trader
    6. Type VA class Trader [1]
  2. Type A1 class Far Trader
  3. Type A2 class Far Trader
    1. Eakhau class Trader [2]
    2. Empress Marava class Far Trader
    3. Garu class Far Trader
    4. Hero class Far Trader
    5. Jayhawk class Far Trader
    6. Prince Ferren class Far Trader
  4. Type A3 class Fast Trader AKA Type A3 class Far Trader
    1. Trojan Reaches Type A3 class Trader
  5. Type AA class Armored Merchant
    1. Star class Armored Merchant
  6. Type AHI class Heavy Merchant
    1. Hercules class Heavy Merchant
  7. Type AS class Secure Trader
  8. Type AT class Freighter
  9. Type CT class Cargo Carrier
  10. Type FT class Frontier Transport
  11. Type J class Seeker
    1. Kteiroa class Seeker [3]
    2. Type VJ class Seeker [4]
  12. Type K class Hunter Ship [5]
    1. Animal class Free Trader [6]
    2. Animal class Liner [7]
    3. Animal class Safari Ship [8]
    4. Animal class Survey Vessel [9]
    5. Animal class Yacht [10]
    6. Nimrod class Safari Ship
    7. Leaping Snowcat class Safari Ship [11]
    8. Safari-234 class Touring Ship [12]
  13. Type KAL class Light Trader
  14. Type L class Laboratory ship
    1. Ciri class Laboratory Ship
    2. Hkiyrerao class Researcher [13]
    3. Kugashin class Laboratory Ship
    4. Lavalier class Laboratory Ship
  15. Type LAF class Large Armed Freighter
  16. Type M class Subsidized Liner
    1. Condor class Subsidized Liner
    2. Queen class Modular Subsidized Merchant [14]
    3. Stellar class Subsidized Liner
  17. Type MN class Merchant
    1. Maorin Junker class Merchant
  18. Type R class Subsidized Merchant AKA Fat Trader AKA Subsidized Merchant
    1. Akkigish class Subsidized Merchant
    2. Gyro Cadis class Subsidized Merchant
    3. March class Subsidized Merchant
  19. Type R2 class Subsidized Merchant
    1. Athelstan class Merchant
    2. Khtukhao class Clan Transport [15]
    3. Petty class Subsidized Merchant
  20. Type RL class Subsidized Merchant
  21. Type RL2 class Subsidized Merchant
  22. Type RQ class Subsidized Merchant
  23. Type RT class Longliner AKA Type RT class Freighter AKA Type RT class Long Range Liner
  24. Type SA class Free Trader [16]
    1. Sundowner class Fleet Courier
  25. Type TI class Frontier Merchant AKA Type TI class Frontier Transport
  26. Type TJ class Frontier Merchant AKA Type TJ class Frontier Transport
  27. Type Y class Yacht
    1. Condor class Racing Yacht
    2. DeVass class Private Starship
    3. Iinen class Yacht
    4. Kundeai class Yacht
    5. Lady Charlotte class Yacht
    6. Lady of Shalott class Yacht
    7. Lord Baltimore class Yacht
    8. Prancing Poni class Charter Yacht
    9. Vanderbilt class Yacht
    10. Wanderer class Yacht

Selected Ship Classes[edit]

Some ship classes widely used within Charted Space include:

  1. Aoa'iw class Light Trader [17]
  2. Adam Smith class Free Trader
  3. Akkigish class Subsidized Merchant
  4. Animal class Safari Ship
  5. Annililik class Fast Freighter
  6. Athelstan class Merchant
  7. Aurora class Clipper
  8. Bastien class Liner
  9. Beowulf class Free Trader
  10. Birdsong class Container Ship
  11. Bloodwell class Merchant
  12. Brilliance class Long Liner [18]
  13. Brilliant Gem class Cruise Liner
  14. Colresh class Subsidized Merchant
  15. Condor class Racing yacht
  16. Condor class Subsidized Liner
  17. Congo class Cargo Barge
  18. Dafrenzo class Long Trader
  19. Dakaar class Freighter
  20. DeVass Class Private Starship
  21. Diamond class Modular Cutter
  22. Discovery class Lab Ship
  23. Eakhau class Trader [19]
  24. Earth Mail class Tender
  25. Empress Marava class Far Trader
  26. Fortune class Starship
  27. Galoof class Megafreighter
  28. Garu class Far Trader
  29. Group III class Clipper
  30. Guardian class Runabout
  31. Gyro Cadis class Subsidized Merchant
  32. GX class III Modular Cutter
  33. Harmonious Repose class Yacht
  34. Hercules class Bulk Carrier
  35. Hercules class Heavy Merchant
  36. Hero class Private Merchant AKA Hero class Far Trader
  37. Heyan Rose class Freight Tractor
  38. Hkiyrerao class Researcher [20]
  39. Jayhawk class Far Trader
  40. Jump Shuttle
  41. Karl Marx class Heavy Far Trader
  42. Khtukhao class Clan Transport [21]
  43. King Richard class Interstellar Liner
  44. Kteiroa class Seeker [22]
  45. Kugashin class Lab Ship
  46. Kundeai class Yacht
  47. Lady Charlotte class Yacht
  48. Lady of Shalott class Yacht
  49. Leaping Snowcat class Safari Ship
  50. Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser
  51. Lightning class Frontier Merchant
  52. Liris class Interplanetary Shuttle
  53. Liverpool class Dispersed Hull Bulk Freighter
  54. Lord Baltimore class Yacht
  55. Lorimar class Merchant Cruiser
  56. Lowalaa class Assault Cutter
  57. Maagukii class Bulk Carrier
  58. Macla class Interplanetary Shuttle
  59. Maggart class Clipper AKA Group IV class Clipper
  60. Magnadon class Provincial Merchant
  61. Maorin Junker class Merchant
  62. March class Subsidized Merchant
  63. Moraine class Free Trader
  64. Nimrod class Safari Ship
  65. Oukhaha class Bulk Hauler [23]
  66. Owatarl class Tender [24]
  67. Petty class Subsidised Merchant AKA Petty class Fat Trader
  68. Porpir class Patrol Ship
  69. Prancing Poni class Charter Yacht
  70. Prince Ferren class Far Trader
  71. Queen class Modular Subsidized Merchant
  72. Raptor class Armed Merchant
  73. Roughneck class Petrochemical Harvester
  74. Royal class Luxury Liner AKA Royal class Liner
  75. Sapphire Moon class Moduleship
  76. Sea Animal class Aquatic Safari Ship
  77. Seeker class Armored Merchant
  78. Siigiizuni class Free Trader
  79. Soho class Light Freighter
  80. Star class Armored Merchant
  81. Stellar class Subsidized Liner
  82. Sundowner class Fleet Courier
  83. Sydite class Armed Merchant Cruiser
  84. Tikuma class Interplanetary Shuttle
  85. Trade Pioneer class Merchant Ship
  86. Trader class Provincial Transport
  87. Triad class Merchant
  88. Tukera class Freighter
  89. Type A class Free Trader
  90. Type A1 class Far Trader
  91. Type A2 class Far Trader
  92. Type A3 class Fast Trader AKA Type A3 class Far Trader
  93. Type AA class Armored Merchant
  94. Type AHI class Heavy Merchant
  95. Type AS class Secure Trader
  96. Type AT class Freighter
  97. Type CT class Cargo Carrier
  98. Type FT class Frontier Transport
  99. Type J class Seeker
  100. Type K class Hunter Ship [25]
  101. Type KAL class Light Trader
  102. Type L class Laboratory ship
  103. Type LAF class Large Armed Freighter
  104. Type M class Subsidized Liner AKA Type M class Subsidised Merchant
  105. Type MN class Merchant
  106. Type R class Subsidized Merchant AKA Fat Trader AKA Subsidized Merchant
  107. Type R2 class Subsidized Merchant
  108. Type RL class Subsidized Merchant
  109. Type RL2 class Subsidized Merchant
  110. Type RQ class Subsidized Merchant
  111. Type RT class Longliner AKA Type RT class Freighter AKA Type RT class Long Range Liner
  112. Type SA class Free Trader [26]
  113. Type TI class Frontier Merchant AKA Type TI class Frontier Transport
  114. Type TJ class Frontier Merchant AKA Type TJ class Frontier Transport
  115. Type VA class Trader [27]
  116. Type VJ class Seeker [28]
  117. Type Y class Yacht
  118. Value class Merchant
  119. Vanderbilt class Yacht
  120. Virgil Tracy class Longship
  121. Wanderer class Yacht
  122. World class Luxury Liner

Selected Smallcraft Classes[edit]

Smallcraft:

  1. Barge
    1. Congo class Cargo Barge
  2. Cutter
  3. Fast Shuttle
  4. Fuel Skimmer
  5. Gig
  6. Interplanetary Shuttle
    1. Liris class Interplanetary Shuttle
    2. Macla class Interplanetary Shuttle
    3. Tikuma class Interplanetary Shuttle
  7. Launch
    1. Harper class Launch
    2. Quatermain class Hunting Launch
  8. Life Boat
    1. Longevity class Lifeboat
    2. Reprieve class Escape Pod
  9. Life raft
  10. Lighter
  11. Longboat
  12. Modular Cutter
    1. Bubble class Fuel Cutter
    2. Diamond class Modular Cutter
    3. GX class III Modular Cutter
    4. Lowalaa class Assault Cutter
  13. Pinnace
  14. Rescue Ball
  15. Ship's Boat AKA Boat
    1. Fuego class Ship's Boat
  16. Shuttle
    1. LCA-0024A class Deployment Shuttle
  17. Skiff
    1. Spectre class Budget Space Vehicle
  18. Slow Boat
  19. Slow Pinnace
    1. Tiger class Slow Pinnace
  20. Space Tug

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