Slow Boat

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Generic Slow Boat
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Published, canon design.
Type: U Auxiliary
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Cargo 19.9 Tons
Cost MCr15
Crew 2
Officers 2
Enlisted 0
Hardpoints 1
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-0
Maneuver 3 G
Model TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 30 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–9
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard generation.

The Slow Boat uses a 30-ton hull, is capable of 3-G acceleration, carries one ton of fuel tankage, and has a crew of two. [1]

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A slow boat may mount one beam or pulse laser; remaining weapons must be missile racks or sandcasters. The craft has 19.9 tons of excess space, and typically costs MCr15. [1]

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 craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary. [2]

Basic Ship Characteristics [3]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage TBD
2. Crew TBD
3. Performance TBD
4. Electronics TBD
5. Hardpoints TBD
6. Armament TBD
7. Defenses TBD
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost TBD
11. Construction Time TBD
12. Comments TBD

Most Common Standardized Smallcraft Types[edit]

  1. Cutter (50-ton)
  2. Fighter (10-ton)
  3. Launch (20-ton)
  4. Pinnace (40-ton)
  5. Ship's Boat (30-ton)
  6. Shuttle (95-ton)
  7. Slow Boat (30-ton)
  8. Slow Pinnace (40-ton)

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Slow Boat was developed as a more cost efficient version of the standard ship’s boat. It has become one of the eight most popular and commonly encountered smallcraft designs found within Charted Space.

Selected Slow Boat Classes[edit]

  1. TL-7 Slow Boat
  2. TL-8 Slow Boat
  3. TL-9 Slow Boat
  4. TL-10 Slow Boat
  5. TL-11 Slow Boat
  6. TL-12 Slow Boat
  7. TL-13 Slow Boat
  8. TL-14 Slow Boat
  9. TL-15 Slow Boat

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. 1.0 1.1 Marc Miller. Starships (Game Designers Workshop, 1977), 18.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), page/s 10.
  3. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), page/s 10.