Ka'sch class Battle Cruiser

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Ka'sch class Battle Cruiser
Sath Logo.gif
Distant Fringe vessel.
Type: CL Battle Cruiser
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see Battle Cruiser
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 9 Tons
Cost MCr18,371.404 (base)
Crew 148
Enlisted TBD
12 Marines
Officers TBD
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 120
Hull [[TBD Hull]]
Illustration No
Jump J-2
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model Model/TBD
Origin Sath Alliance
Passengers 0 High/Med
0 Low
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 12,000 Tons
Size-cat BCS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Ka'sch class Battle Cruiser is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It is a partially streamlined close structure hull, with scoops, and an on board fuel purification refinery for gas giant refueling. They are capable of 2G acceleration with no agility rating. The TL–11 hulls carries enough internal fuel for a Range-2 Jump. It is fitted with Jump-2 drop tanks as needed to cross larger rift zones. It carries a pair of model/5 fib ship computers.

It is equipped with a spinal mounted meson gun, forty triple missile turrets in four batteries, ten dual plasma gun turrets, ten triple pulse laser turrets, and ten triple sand caster turrets.

There are is a platoon of Sath Alliance Grav Tanks, a squadron of 30 dton fighters, and a pair of 20 dton retrieval boats.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

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 subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull TBD tons.
2. Crew TBD crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-2
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model/TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Designed and built for the Sath Alliance Military Forces. These ships operate within the Far Home Sector.

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]

Military Ship - Warship - Light Cruiser:

  1. Type CL class Light Cruiser
    1. Amazone class Light Cruiser
    2. Atsah class Light Cruiser
    3. Basilos class Pocket Cruiser
    4. Blue Ridge class Command Cruiser
    5. Blunt Force class Light Cruiser
    6. Death's Head class Light Cruiser
    7. Delightful class Light Cruiser
    8. Dimin class Pocket Cruiser
    9. Foghoks class Heavy Cruiser
    10. Grinder class Light Cruiser
    11. Griswold class Light Cruiser
    12. Gvergh class Cruiser
    13. Holy Avenger class Pursuit Cruiser
    14. Hughes class Light Cruiser
    15. Ikired*Ni class Medium Cruiser
    16. Imporis class Light Cruiser
    17. Intrepid class Cruiser
    18. Iroieah class Light Cruiser
    19. K'shek class Light Cruiser
    20. Ka'sch class Battle Cruiser
    21. Khiirshag class Light Cruiser
    22. Kilbride class Light Frigate
    23. Lenat class Light Cruiser
    24. Lon Mardos class Light Cruiser
    25. Montrose class Light Frigate
    26. Oumuamua class Light Cruiser
    27. Plizhdrint class Light Cruiser
    28. Pteron class Battle Cruiser
    29. Pugnacious class Battle Cruiser
    30. Resadiye class Light Cruiser
    31. Riavl class Light Cruiser
    32. Sabre class Light Cruiser
    33. Salazar class Light Cruiser
    34. Sanoet class Light Cruiser
    35. Sarmonocci class Light Cruiser
    36. SH20K class Light Cruiser
    37. Shizhdr class Light Cruiser
    38. Swooping Victory class Defense Cruiser
    39. Tacoolu class Light Cruiser
    40. Terminus class Light Cruiser
    41. Terrible class Light Cruiser
    42. Ticonderoga class Light Cruiser
    43. Trundi Fringe class Light Cruiser
    44. Type C31 class Cruiser
    45. Valeria class Light Cruiser
    46. Vlezdre' class Light Cruiser
    47. Vosh class Security Cruiser
    48. Warhound class Light Cruiser
    49. Weakhto class Cruiser
    50. Winston class Light Cruiser
    51. Zhdavldlits class Light Cruiser
    52. Zydar class Light 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