Senator class Battle Tender

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Senator class Battle Tender
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
TBD
Type: VT Battle Tender
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 0 Tons
Cost MCr8,416.638
Qty: MCr 6,733.31
Crew 162 with 23 marines
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 200
Hull [[TBD Hull]]
Illustration No
IOC TBD
Jump J-2
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model Model/TBD
Origin High Senate
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 20,000 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
USP TBD
5 in service

The Senator class Battle Tender is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Designed and built at Denirad for the High Senate. These ships operate within the Far Home Sector. The TL–11 unstreamlined dispersed structure hulls carry enough fuel, internally for a single jump 2, with a jump 2 reserve for strategic withdrawal. They can carry drop tanks for an additional jump 2 as needed. There are in service with the High Senatorial Navy. They are equipped with on board fuel purification for wilderness refueling but can not scoop their own fuel. They carry a squadron of ten light fighters, a section of 23 marines and two Val Marin Class System Defense Boats. The weapons include two particle accelerator bays, ten dual plasma gun turrets for point defense, ten triple beam laser turrets, and twelve missile bays for offense. The defenses include two repulsor bays, and twenty triple sand caster turrets. They have a pair of model 5 fib computers mounted adjacent to the bridge and are capable of 2 G acceleration and have a 1 agility rating. There are five of these tenders in the fleet, so far and more are planned.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

Tonnage: 20,000 tons (standard), 280,000 cubic meters.
Crew: 11 command, 28 engineering, 37 gunnery, 40 services, 23 marines
Performance: Jump 2, 2G acceleration. Power plant-2. 400 EP. Agility 1.
Electronics: (2) Model 5 fib computers.
Hardpoints/Armament: Two particle accelerator bays, 12 missile bays, 10 dual fusion gun turrets, 10 triple beam laser turrets.
Defenses: Two 100 ton repulsor bays, 20 triple sand caster turrets
Craft: 10 x 10 Ton Fighters, 2 x 3,000 Ton Light Battle Riders
Fuel Treatment: On Board Fuel Purification
Cost: MCr 8,416.638 standard. MCr 6,733.31 in quantity.
Construction Time: 174 weeks standard. 140 weeks in quantity.

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 subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull TBD tons.
2. Crew TBD crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-TBD
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model/TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Distant Fringe Vessels[edit]

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.[3]

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.[4]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

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[edit]

Paramilitary Vessel - Scout/Courier:

  1. Type S class Scout/Courier
    1. Asia class Scout

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  3. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak