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The Hull is the main body of a ship or other vessel.
- It contains the frame, skeleton, and structure.
- It is often called a fuselage on smallcraft or vehicles.
- It is a kind of Ship Equipment.
Description / Specifications
- Bulkhead Walls
- Internal compartments
- Landing Gear
- Tonnage (Tons of displacement, equivalent to 1 Ton of liquid hydrogen).
- Box (cube, slab)
- Close Structure
- Braced Cluster (consisting of linked subhulls and pods, able to withstand acceleration and gravity wells)
- Cluster (consisting of linked subhulls and pods)
- Dispersed Structure / Irregular Structure
- Flattened Sphere
- Disk / Saucer
- Open Frame
- Buffered Planetoid
Streamlining may be inherent to the configuration, or it may be an applied design feature.
- Wings and Fins
- Lifting Body
- Streamlined / Partially streamlined
A hull may be equipped for wilderness refuelling
Hull Materials / Hull Armor
- Primary structural material
- Exterior Windows
- Heat Shielding
- Radiation Shielding
- Surface finish (color scheme), markings and logos
History & Background / Dossier
No information yet available.
References & Contributors / Sources
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- Classic Traveller, Book 2 Starships (Game Designers Workshop 1977, 1981)
- Classic Traveller, Book 5 High Guard (Game Designers Workshop 1980)
- MegaTraveller Referee's Manual, (Game Designers Workshop 1987)
- Traveller The New Era: Fire, Fusion, & Steel, (Game Designers Workshop 1994)
- T5 Core Rules, Far Future Enterprises 2013
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master Scout Emeritus Adie Alegoric Stewart of the IISS
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science