Sorority class Fleet Tender

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Sorority class Fleet Tender
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Type: VTS Fleet Tender
Agility X
Also see Subcraft Carrier - Tender
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 1,000.0 Tons
Cost MCr379,875.255
MCr 303,900.204 in (qty).
Crew 5,425
Enlisted 4,630
Officers 795
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 7,000
Hull Dispersed Structure Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-3
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 700
Model Model/TBD
Origin Sorority of Hygiea
Passengers 0 High/Med 428 Low
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 700,000 Tons
Size-cat FCS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP VT-W7333F4-091106-88808-5
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Sorority class Fleet Tender is a subcraft-carrying warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Sorority class Fleet Tenders use TL–12, unstreamlined dispersed structure hulls. The Sorority class Fleet Tenders, are incapable of wilderness refueling without assistance. They have ten large fuel skimming fuel lighters to assist with wilderness refueling. They have five squadrons of light fighters to protect the ship during the launch and recovery of the battle riders. They can carry (3) 70,000 ton TL–11 SH7K Fromaag class Heavy Asteroid Monitors and (2) 20,000 ton TL–11 SH2K Frost G class Medium Asteroid Monitors.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

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 700,000 tons.
2. Crew x5,425 crew, x350 command, x1,470 engineering, x1,349 gunnery, x156 flight, x1,400 services, and x700 marines.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-3
  • 3-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-3
  • 21,000-EPs
  • Agility-2
4. Electronics (x2) Model 6 fib computers.
5. Hardpoints x7,000 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • x620 50 ton, factor 8 missile bays.
  • x10 100 ton, factor 8 particle accelerator bays.
  • x200 triple beam laser turrets, in 20 factor 8 batteries.
  • x200 dual plasma gun turrets, in 20 factor 8 batteries.
7. Defenses x2 Factor 1 Nuclear Damper 2 x Factor 1 Meson Screens.
  • x200 triple sand caster turrets in 20 factor 9 batteries.
  • x10 100 ton, factor 6 repulsor bays.
8. Craft x10 400T Fuel Lighters, x3 70,000T Heavy Riders, x50 10T Light Fighters, x2 20,000T Medium Riders
9. Fuel Treatment On Board Fuel Purification.
10. Cost MCr379,875.255
MCr 303,900.204 in (qty).
11. Construction Time 325 weeks to build, 260 weeks in quantity.
12. Comments 231,000 tons of fuel, Jump-3 drop tanks
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 1,000.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

They are major fleet combatants for the Sorority of Hygiea naval forces. They are used as part of a well articulated, multi-faceted defense in depth strategy.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Ship - Warship - Superheavy Tender:

  1. Type VTS class Superheavy Tender
    1. Imperial Standard class Fleet Tender
    2. Liapryrzh class Battle Carrier
    3. Sorority class Fleet Tender
    4. Stisahsheql class Battle Carrier
    5. Triumphant Honor class Fleet Tender

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.