Kobe class Bulk Carrier

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Kobe class Bulk Carrier
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A design that saw greater success when the military bought surplus vessels and militarized them.
Type: TC Bulk Carrier
Agility 0
Also see Merchant Vessel - Transport
Architect Dominic Mooney
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 20,000.0 Tons
Cost MCr22,177.0
Crew 222
Enlisted 180
Officers 42
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 500
Hull Distributed Structure Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC Unknown
Jump J-4
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 24
Model Model/5
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers X High/Med 24 Low
Reference Power Projection: Fleet Handout.
Size 50,000 Tons
Size-cat BCS
Streamlining Partially Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–13
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Kobe class Bulk Carrier is a trading starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Kobe is a civilian bulk carrier but its modular design and high performance made it too expensive for most civilian customers. The Imperial Navy recognized its merits and modified several to suit a number of roles. The Kobe carries its cargo in 2,000 ton modules, which can be used as fuel tanks, missile magazines, or freight containers. The ship carries only enough fuel for Jump-3 internally, though it can use container fuel to make a Jump-4. Under extreme combat maneuvering, it is possible for container modules to break free of the vessel.

Image Repository[edit]

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General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

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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 xTBD crew.
3. Performance / Engineering Propulsion:
4. Main Section / Electronics Model/TBD fib ship computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

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Image Repository[edit]

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Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Ship - Merchant Vessel - Liner:

  1. Type RC class Cargo Liner
    1. Kobe class Bulk Carrier

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.