Refugee Pilgrim class Transport
|Refugee Pilgrim class Transport|
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
|Type: MA Merchant|
|Passengers||25 High/Med 95 Low|
|Cost|| MCr5,470.003 (base)|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
The Refugee Pilgrim class Transport is a Civilian Ship.
The Refugee Pilgrim class Transport class Transport is used by the Tenjada Moralitate Holy Merchant Marine, which comprises the spacefaring commercial interests of Tenjada Moralitate-registered ships and their crews. Examples of the class can be encountered throughout the coreward parts of Mavuzog Sectors. The vessel has a partially streamlined, close structure hull. It is fitted with fuel scoops and a fuel purification plant allowing it to perform wilderness gas giant refueling.
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. 
|1.||Tonnage|| The Refugee Pilgrim class Transport is constructed using a 10,000 Ton hull built in a close structure configuration. The hull is partially streamlined allowing gas giant refueling, that is further enhanced by its onboard gravitic systems.
|2.||Crew|| x73 personnel.
|3.||Performance|| The vessel mounts a Jump-3 drive, a Maneuver-3 drive, and a Power Plant-3, giving performance of Jump-3 and 3-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 2 and an emergency agility of 2. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for a single Jump-3 and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration. It is fitted with drop tanks, should extended range operations be required.
|4.||Electronics|| Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/4 computer: no backup computer is installed.
|5.||Hardpoints|| x100 hardpoints.
|6.||Armament||Refugee Pilgrim class Transports are not normally fitted with weapon systems while working with civilian followers, those in naval service belong to a related variant class.|
|7.||Defenses|| The hull is unarmored.
|8.||Craft||The vessel carries five 55 dton Utility Boat subcraft for interface, passenger and cargo transfer duties.|
|9.||Fuel Treatment||The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 3,300 Tons. They are delivered with a new set of optional jump 3 drop tanks, which can be fitted as needed.|
|10.||Cost|| The basic cost of the vessel is MCr5,470.003 (base)|
|11.||Construction Time|| 160 weeks as standard, 128 weeks in bulk.
|12.||Comments|| Standard cargo capacity amounts to 3,400 Tons.
History & Background (Dossier)
There are 10 currently in service, 30 have been converted and pressed into military fleet logistic support and troop transport roles. The Refugee Pilgrim class Transport class Transport is used by the Tenjada Moralitate Holy Merchant Marine. It is a basic but reliable vessel with a spacious hold accessed by a ventral ramp. Many locally-modified variants of the design exist, usually with different numbers of staterooms and low berths, the addition of subcraft or vehicles, or upgraded performance and electronics. The five utility boats can not evacuate all passengers and crew in one lift in the event of dire emergency. Tradition holds that the most holy high passengers, and whatever middle passengers that will fit go. The only crew that goes are the five boat pilots, who are expected to devote their remaining years of life to the church, in exchange for the miracle of their salvation should their charges survive. The remaining crew and sleepers are expected to be martyred as needed.
References & Contributors (Sources)
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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