Peset class Asteroid Monitor
|Peset class Asteroid Monitor|
Distant Fringe vessel.
|Type: BML Light Monitor|
|Also see||Asteroid Monitor|
|Architect||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Canon||No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.|
|Cost|| MCr816.02 (base) |
|Hull||Buffered Planetoid Hull|
|IOC||No data available.|
|Passengers|| 0 High/Med |
|Reference||Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
The Peset class Asteroid Monitor is a light warship.
- It is a paramilitary ship and a Asteroid Monitor.
- Please also see AAB article: Ships of the Distant Fringe.
- Please also see AAB article: Warships of the Distant Fringe.
They have a Model/5 fib computer mounted adjacent to the bridge and are capable of 2 G acceleration and have 1-Agility rating. They are unstreamlined hulls harvested from the system's planetoid belt. They have no capabilities for wilderness refueling operations, unassisted.
No information yet available.
General Description & Deck Plans
No information yet available.
Basic Ship Characteristics
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. 
|Basic Ship Characteristics |
|1.||Tonnage / Hull||1,000 tons (standard), 14,000 cubic meters.|
|2.||Crew||x1 Pilot, x1 Navigator, x4 Engineers, x1 Medic, and x2 Gunners.|
|3.||Performance / Engineering||Propulsion:|
|4.||Main Section / Electronics||Model/5 fib computer.|
|6.||Armament / Weaponry|| The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
|8.||Craft / Subcraft||x1 2-dton Air/Raft, x1 10-ton Launch|
|10.||Cost||MCr816.02 standard. MCr652.816 in quantity.|
|11.||Construction Time||30 months (120 weeks) standard. 24 months (96 weeks) in quantity.|
|12.||Remarks|| Standard cargo capacity amounts to 0.0 tons.
This class was designed and built at Peset for the Rimward Federation. These ships operate within the Far Home Sector. There are in service with the Federation Navy. Four of these ships can be carried by a Merant class Fleet Tender. Eight in service.
Distant Fringe Vessels
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.
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.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
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
- Type EP class Asteroid Monitor
- Peset class Asteroid Monitor
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- Marc Miller, Frank Chadwick, John Harshman. High Guard (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 20-37. (Design Sequence Used)
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- 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