Das Reich class Very Light Carrier
|Das Reich class Very Light Carrier|
|Type: VE Light Carrier|
|Also see||Subcraft Carrier - Carrier|
|Architect||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Canon||No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.|
|Cost|| MCr874.281 (base)|
|EOS||Still in active service.|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|Reference||Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
The Das Reich class Very Light Carrier is a warship.
The Das Reich class Light Carrier is built for the Langemarck Royal Navy, the space arm of the military forces of the Langemarck Coalition in Vanguard Reaches Sector. The stumpy, generally wedge-shaped hull is small enough to be carried on a Fleet Tender, dramatically extending its strike range.
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General Description & Deck Plans
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Basic Ship Characteristics
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 subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. 
|Basic Ship Characteristics |
|1.||Tonnage / Hull||The Das Reich class is constructed using a 1,000 Ton hull built in a Wedge configuration. The hull is fully streamlined, giving fair atmospheric performance that is further enhanced by its onboard gravitic systems.|
|2.||Crew|| x48 personnel.
|3.||Performance|| The vessel mounts a Jump-1 drive, a Maneuver-5 drive, and a Power Plant-6, giving performance of Jump-1 and 5-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 5. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for two consecutive Jump-1s and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration.
|4.||Electronics|| Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/3 fib ship computer: no backup computer is installed.
|5.||Hardpoints|| x10 hardpoints.
|6.||Armament||The normal weapons fit-out for a Das Reich class is:|
|7.||Defenses||The hull is unarmored.|
|9.||Fuel Treatment||The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 260 Tons.|
|10.||Cost|| The basic cost of the vessel is MCr874.281
|11.||Construction Time|| 120 weeks (28 months) as standard.
|12.||Comments|| Standard cargo capacity amounts to 16 Tons.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
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Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type VE class Escort Carrier
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- Marc Miller, Frank Chadwick, John Harshman. High Guard (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 20-37. (Design Sequence Used)
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science