Free Trader

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Free Trader
Type: M Merchant
Origin Third Imperium
Tech Level TL–12
Size 200 Tons
Jump J-1
Maneuver 1 G
Hardpoints 2
Cargo 75 Tons
Crew 4
Passengers 6 High/Med 20 Low
Cost MCr30.75

A Free Trader is a small starship commonly used for interstellar trade and commerce that is capable of Jump-1.

Description / Specifications[edit]

Hundreds of variants exist. The typical size equals 200 tons. A similar starship capable of Jump-2 is called a Far Trader.

Using a 200-ton TL–9 streamlined hull, the free trader is an elementary interstellar merchant ship plying the space lanes carrying cargo and passengers. It is fitted with drives giving it jump-1 and 1-G acceleration. Fuel tankage supports one jump-1 and two months of power plant operations. Fuel scoops are included. Installed on the bridge is a computer Model/1 and the default sensor suite.

Cargo capacity, the ship’s most important feature, is 82 tons, plus a mail vault. The hull is streamlined, and can land on uneven terrain. The free trader requires a crew of four: pilot/astrogator, engineer, medic, and steward

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