Box Hull

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A Box Hull is a kind of ship structure, fuselage, chassis, or hull.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A box, cube, or slab hull is a relatively unstreamlined hull that efficiently clumps craft components into a solid, relatively easily protected mass.

Image Repository[edit]

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Biotechnology & Box Hulls[edit]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Many sophont species use the box or rectangle as the basis for architecture of all types. Right angle corners make for easy delineation of space, but are difficult to concentrate with aerodynamic hulls.

Selected Craft Using Box Hulls[edit]

5 Representative Box Hull configuration ships

Class Superclass Tons TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons TL Origin Jump G Canon
Blakeway class First Response Vessel NR 100 X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Hummingbird class Courier XC 400 15 Uncharted Space 3 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Lightning class Frontier Cruiser CF 60,000 14 Third Imperium 5 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Maru class Merchant A2 500 15 Third Imperium 2 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Ortillerist class Torpedo Ship OS 500 12 Sindalian Empire 1 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
5 Representative Cube Hull configuration ships

Class Superclass Tons TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons TL Origin Jump G Canon
Curzon class Strike Destroyer DS 3,000 14 Solomani Confederation 4 5.1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Depression class Dreadnought BDNA 500,000 12 Old Worlds 3 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Ghost class Frigate EF 1,000 14 Katowice Conquest 4 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Hnneshant class Trade Boat A2 400 12 Vargr Extents 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
SI-049 Company Store class Mining Tender GM 4,000 14 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
25 Representative Slab Hull configuration ships

Class Superclass Tons TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons TL Origin Jump G Canon
Animal class Safari Ship KH 200 11 Third Imperium 2 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Berghoff class Missile Boat EEM 600 13 Solomani Confederation 3 6 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Centaur class Mercenary Carrier VS 800 12 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cigiysna class Ship's Boat UMB 30 15 Hive Federation 0 1.62 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Cihzicih class Transport R2 800 15 Hive Federation 2 1.75 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Ciigusna class Pinnace UMP 40 15 Hive Federation 0 3.81 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Ciigusna class Shuttle UMS 100 15 Hive Federation 0 4.11 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Comet Coffin class Low Transport RP 100 14 Third Imperium 3 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Duke class Fleet Scout SF 700 11 Grand Duchy of Kalradin 2 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Fazachu class System Defense Boat HSDB 400 15 Hive Federation 0 5.96 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Gahcuyche class Heavy Fighter FH 30 15 Hive Federation 0 5.27 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Ghent class Subsidized Merchant R1 400 9 Third Imperium 1 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Giciifichu class Dispatcher XC 100 15 Hive Federation 5 3 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Giicuyche class Light Fighter FL 10 15 Hive Federation 0 6.01 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Giiphicih class Liner RP 1,200 15 Hive Federation 2 1.33 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Gizicih class General Trader A2 400 15 Hive Federation 2 1.16 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Iigicih class Embassy Ship KD 1,200 15 Hive Federation 2 1.33 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Nguksu class Armoured Fast Trader AA 200 12 Vargr Extents 2 6 Yes. Published, canon ship design.
Plankwell class Dreadnought BP 200,000 15 Third Imperium 4 5 Yes. Published, canon ship design.
Royal class Dispatch Vessel XUD 100 10 Grand Duchy of Marlheim 1 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Star Merchant class Liner RM 1,000 15 Third Imperium 2 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type HE class Embassy Ship KD 800 15 Hive Federation 2 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Zahzicih class Q-ship HQT 400 400 Hive Federation 2 3.73 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Ziigusna class Military Pinnace UIP 40 15 Hive Federation 0 5.79 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Zofagic class Utility Vessel XC 200 15 Hive Federation 3 4.12 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.

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