Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser

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Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser
Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser
Type: MS Merchant Cruiser
Also see
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon {{{canon}}}
Cargo 70 Tons
Cost MCr1,452
Crew 31
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 10
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-3
Maneuver 4 G
Model TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 1,800 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–13
Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser

The Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser is a mercantile starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The vessels are semi-streamlined, allowing skimming refuelling manoeuvres as well as landings in types 0 and 1 atmospheres. Atmospheric landings are otherwise impossible, hence the large complement of ship's boats.

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 1,800 tons
2. Crew 31
3. Performance J-2, 2-G
4. Electronics TBD
5. Hardpoints 10
6. Armament TBD
7. Defenses TBD
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCr1,452
11. Construction Time TBD
12. Comments TBD

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Bilstein has made the design available for general sale, and fifteen have been completed (of which three have been lost), four building, and two on order. All vessels built by Bilstein Yards, Glisten.

Selected Ship Registry & Histories[edit]

Most vessels of this successful class remain in service in and about the Spinward Marches Sector. However, three have so far been lost to various causes:

  1. Amuar (MC-50247): Failed to return from a mission in Outrim, mid-1102. No known cause or survivors.
  2. Marcucci (MC-51336): Captured by corsairs 135-1095 in the Quare region of the Vilis Subsector. subsequently identified on a number of occasions in pirate service. Present fate unknown.
  3. Mar de Damas (MC-52861): Destroyed off Zaibon in the Lunion Subsector 022-1098. Mistaken by an Imperial Kokirrak class Dreadnought for the Marcucci due to a communications malfunction. Only 15 crew survived.

Selected Leviathan Models[edit]

Merchant Cruiser:

  1. Type MS class Merchant Cruiser
    1. Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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