Shivva class Patrol Frigate
|Shivva class Patrol Frigate|
Published, canon starship design.
|Type: FL Frigate|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.|
The Shivva class Patrol Frigate is a light warship.
The crew is known to include a Psionic Adept, who in addition to normal navigational duties is believed to augment the range and strength of a special communication system, which may explain the posting-Adepts are usually only assigned to capital classes of vessel. Several crew positions are supplemented by robots.
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 |
|4.||Electronics||Model/6 fib computer.|
|6.||Armament|| The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
|7.||Defenses||No information yet available.|
|11.||Construction Time||TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.|
The class is deployed on various independent picket, communications, and patrol duties, often well beyond Zhodani borders. The crew is known to include a Psionic Adept, who in addition to normal navigation duties is believed to augment the range and strength of a special communications system, which may explain the posting - Adepts are usually only assigned to capital classes of vessel.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
Sample names (-va = light, thus Shivva = moonlight): Alekrva, Brnava, Doruva, Jadsva, Jirtodva, Loyhva, Mielrva, Shivva, Uturva.
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type T class Patrol Ship
- Type T class Patrol Cruiser AKA Type TP class Patrol Cruiser
- Shivva image from Deck Plans.
References & Contributors (Sources)
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- Bob McWilliams. Leviathan (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 42. (Classic Traveller Adventure 4)
- Marc Miller. Twilight's Peak (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), TBD.
- Jim Cunningham, J. Andrew Keith. Stazhlekh Report/The Harrensa Project (FASA, 1983), TBD.
- Marc Miller. Secret of the Ancients (Game Designers Workshop, 1984), TBD. (Classic Traveller Adventure 12)
- J. Andrew Keith, Marc Miller, John Harshman. Zhodani (Game Designers Workshop, 1985), TBD.
- David L. Pulver. Alien Races 1 (Steve Jackson Games, 1998), 48.
- Dom Mooney. Power Projection: Escort (BITS, 2002), TBD.
- Dom Mooney. Power Projection: Fleet (BITS, 2003), TBD.
- EXTERNAL LINK: 600 Ton Shivva class Patrol Frigate
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- Artist & Contributor: Paul Jenard Schirf
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science