Exorcist class Battle Cruiser

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Exorcist class Battle Cruiser
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Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Type: CB Battle Cruiser
Also see
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon {{{canon}}}
Cargo 1,354 Tons
Cost MCr124,855.102
Qty: MCr 99,884.082
Crew 1,047 including 120 Marines.
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Era {{{era}}}
Hardpoints 1,200
Hull {{{hull}}}
Illustration {{{illustration}}}
Jump J-3
Maneuver 5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model TBD
Origin Protectorate of Leset
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP Not applicable.
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 120,000 Tons
Size-cat {{{size-cat}}}
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–12
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Exorcist class Battle Cruiser is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It was built as a mainstay to the line of battle for The Protectorate.

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]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 120,000 tons. It has a partially streamlined close structure.
2. Crew x1,047 including 120 Marines.
3. Performance It is capable of Jump-3, 5-Gs and has 3-Agility.
4. Electronics It models a 6 fib computer adjacent to the bridge.
5. Hardpoints x1,200 hardpoints.
6. Armament It has the best possible spinal mounted particle accelerator, ten repulsor bays, seventy five missile batteries, fifteen batteries of triple beam lasers and fusion guns.
7. Defenses This class has an armored hull. For defense it has some armor to resist fleet and ground fire, as well as, nuclear dampers, meson screen and a battery of triple sand casters.
8. Craft x5 30T Ship's Boat, x12 10T ATVs
9. Fuel Treatment This class has an armored hull is a partially streamlined close structure capable of gas giant refueling with scoops and fuel purification.
10. Cost 124,855.102
Qty: MCr 99,884.082.
11. Construction Time TBD
12. Comments TBD

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It is part of the Protectorate Space Navy.

Distant Fringe Vessels[edit]

The Distant Fringe is said to be a far spinward-rimward area inhabited by colonists and refugees originating on Terra. The region is extremely isolated, separated from the rest of Charted Space by vast, almost uncrossable rifts that were once broached by a system of calibration Points and the use of tankers. Those few academics within Charted Space who have found references to the Distant Fringe regard it as little more than a tall tale. Likewise, many of the inhabitants of the Distant Fringe believe the existence of Charted Space to be mythical.[3]

Vessels originating within the Distant Fringe are very rarely encountered outside of the region. However, misjumps do occur and anomalies with bizarre spacetime and Jumpspace effects exist: as such, craft of this type are not entirely unknown within Charted Space.[4]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Each vessel within the class is named by the government of the state that produces it. They generally draw on traditional naming protocols and it is not uncommon for a historical class name to be reused.

  • Individual vessels within the class are issued specific serial numbers and transponder codes.
  • Naming a ship is considered a serious affair and is generally accompanied by a traditional ceremony, usually pouring a local beverage over the bows of the craft. Starfarers tend to be superstitious folk and a ship with a frivolous name is considered "unlucky".

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Warship - Battlecruiser:

  1. Type CB class Battlecruiser
    1. Exorcist class Battle Cruiser

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.
  3. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak