Pinnace

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Generic Pinnace
Pinnace-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-34 03-July-2018a.jpg
Published, canon design.
Type: U Auxiliary
Also see Smallcraft
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Cargo 22.4 Tons
Cost MCr20
Crew 2
Officers 2
Enlisted 0
Hardpoints 1
Hull Cone Hull
Jump J-0
Maneuver 5 G
Model TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP U-4A05
Reference Starships 18.
Size 40 Tons
Streamlining Airframe Hull
Tech Level TL–9
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard generation.

The Pinnace Uses a 40-ton hull, is capable of 5-G acceleration, carries two tons of fuel, and has a crew of two. [1]

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It may mount two lasers, and any remaining weapons must be missile racks or sandcasters. It has 22.4 tons of excess space, and typically costs MCr20. [1]

Small craft or boat of interplanetary (though not interstellar) capability. Approximate displacement: 40 tons. The Pinnace is a larger version of the ship's boat, capable of 5 Gs acceleration, carrying up to 8 passengers and displacing 40 tons. It has a fuel tank capacity of 12 tons and an equal cargo capacity. Pinnaces are usually armed with one beam or pulse laser in a non-turret mount. In some cases, a missile launch rack is installed instead.

Image Repository[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 craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) when necessary. [2]

Basic Ship Characteristics [3]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 0-99 tons.
2. Crew x1 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-0 NAFAL
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model/TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament Offensive Equipment:

The normal weapons fit-out for it is:

  • No information yet available.
  • No additional information yet available.
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
  • No additional information yet available.
8. Craft None
9. Fuel Treatment None
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments Other Equipment:
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

Most Common Standardized Smallcraft Types[edit]

  1. Cutter (50-ton)
  2. Fighter (10-ton)
  3. Launch (20-ton)
  4. Pinnace (40-ton)
  5. Ship's Boat (30-ton)
  6. Shuttle (95-ton)
  7. Slow Boat (30-ton)
  8. Slow Pinnace (40-ton)

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Pinnace is one of the higher performance smallcraft and is valued as such. It has become one of the eight most popular and commonly encountered smallcraft designs found within Charted Space.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Smallcraft - Pinnace:

  1. Type U class Utility Craft
    1. Boquist class Research Pinnace
    2. Caroline class Heavy Pinnace
    3. Fuel Skimmer
    4. Narva class Pinnace
    5. Olyora class Medevac Pinnace
    6. Type ZSP class Pinnace
    7. Yaeai class Recon Pinnace

Smallcraft - Life Boat:

  1. Type U class Auxiliary
    1. Deliverance class Lifeboat
    2. Interstellar Lifesaver class Lifeboat
    3. KSbA Model A-23 class Lifeboat
    4. Lifeboat (ISW Period)
    5. Longevity class Lifeboat
    6. Marrel Veckor class Lifeboat
    7. Model 292 class Life Boat
    8. Reliant class Lifeboat
    9. Reprieve class Escape Pod
    10. SK-3 class Lifeboat

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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