Provision class Medium Tanker
|Provision class Medium Tanker|
Published, canon starship design.
|Type: TF Transport|
|Cargo|| 0.0 Tons |
Tankage: 4,200.0 Tons
|Cost|| MCr4521.430 (base)|
|Passengers||5 High/Med 0 Low|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.|
The Provision class Medium Tanker is a mercantile starship.
A generic class of civilian vessel, the Medium Tanker is a large commercial hydrogen fuel transporter commonly encountered throughout the Distant Fringe region. It is classified as a Tanker and is constructed as a conventional design, although in all respects it qualifies as a long-range vessel. Similar designs have been in use from the time the Distant Fringe was first settled.
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 craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary. 
|Basic Ship Characteristics |
|1.||Tonnage|| 8,000 tons.
The Medium Tanker is constructed using an 8000 dTon hull built in a generally cone-shaped configuration. The hull is fully streamlined: the ship is equipped with fuel scoops.
|2.||Crew|| x61 crew.
The Medium Tanker requires x61 crew: 9x command, 14x engineering, 11x gunnery, and 24x service, of which 1 serves as flight crew for the lifeboat when required. In addition the vessel has 3x purification engineers.
The vessel mounts a DeVoss-type Jump-2 drive, a Maneuver-2 drive, and a Power plant-2, giving performance of Jump-2 and 2G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 0 and an emergency agility of 2. There is internal fuel tankage of 1,760 dTons, sufficient for one Jump-2 and giving the power plant four weeks duration. The vessel has a purification plant capable of purifying both internal and commercial fuel
|4.||Electronics|| Model/4 computer.
Adjacent to the bridge is a computer model/4: the vessel carries an additional backup computer model/4. There is a secure locker with a capacity of 1 dTon. There are 40 staterooms. Double occupancy accommodations are required for all except the command crew. There is sufficient accommodation for 5 passengers. Commercial fuel tankage amounts to 4200 dTons.
|5.||Hardpoints|| xTBD hardpoints.
|6.||Armament|| The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
|7.||Defenses||No information yet available.|
|8.||Craft||The ship carries a 50 dTon Lifeboat in a dedicated hangar.|
The basic cost of the vessel, complete with a Lifeboat, is MCr4521.430.
|11.||Construction Time||TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.|
The design is representative and a large number of variants exist, particularly with regard to the allotted weapons systems, onboard electronics, and the fit out of internal spaces.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
No information yet available.
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type TBD class Tanker
- Provision class Medium Tanker
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