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

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Sphere Hulls often contain great structural integrity and are often relatively simple to build.

  • A sphere is a logical choices for warships because at least half of the weapons can bear on target at all times if well placed.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A sphere-hulled Mercenary Cruiser between two worlds, both celestial spheres.
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Popular Sphere-hulled Craft[edit]

  1. Broadsword class Mercenary Cruiser
  2. Golf Ball class VIP Transport Scout
  3. Relief class Hospital Ship
  4. Sakhai class Assault Carrier‎‎
  5. Tigress class Dreadnought
  6. Xebec class Explorer

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Sphere Hulls are also among the most space efficient hulls.

Selected Craft Using Sphere Hulls[edit]

43 Representative Sphere Hull configuration ships

Class Superclass Tons TL Origin G Jump Illustration Canon
Class Superclass Tons TL Origin G Jump Illustration Canon
Average Cargo Ship class Cargo Ship TCG 69,900 12 Old Earth Union 1 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Bathysphere class Prospector's Cutter UG 60 14 Third Imperium 1 0 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Broadsword class Mercenary Cruiser CY 800 12 Third Imperium 3 3 Yes Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Bubble class Fuel Cutter UF 60 14 Third Imperium 2 0 Yes No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Burke class Destroyer Leader DDL 9,000 15 Third Imperium 6 4 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Byrna class Mercenary Cruiser CY 800 9 Third Imperium 3 1 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Caliphate class Scout SL 400 10 Caliphate of Estalia 3 1 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Durt class Escort Corvette ECE 800 11 Yimin Jiti 3 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Exile class Yacht Y 200 11 Yimin Jiti 2 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Golf Ball class VIP Transport Scout XUD 100 X Third Imperium 2 4 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Gzong!xk class Battlecruiser CB 100,000 15 Two Thousand Worlds 1 1 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Iris class Armored Packet XUA 1,000 15 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Jeremiah O'Brien class Battleship BM 118,000 12 Sudi Verisian Navy 4 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Jewel class Private Yacht YK 200 14 Third Imperium 1 1 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Kahk'rik'kreng class Yacht XUD 6,000 14 Two Thousand Worlds 1 3 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout SG 200 10 Korsumug Empire 4 1 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
KE8 Blockade class Lancer EC 800 10 Korsumug Empire 5 1 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Keyhole class Observatory Ship SI 1,800 13 Third Imperium 1 1 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Lake class Fleet Tanker QF 99,000 11 Sword Worlds Confederation 3 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Longsword class Mercenary Cruiser CY 800 12 Third Imperium 3 3 Yes Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Lurenti class Battle Carrier VTH 300,000 15 Third Imperium 2 4 Yes Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Malos Lobos class Battleship BM 100,000 12 Wolf Joint Military Command 3 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Panga class Merchant AL X X Third Imperium X X Yes Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Relief class Hospital Ship NH 3,300 13 Third Imperium 4 4 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Rim Republic class System Defense Boat HSL 5,000 9 Rim Republic 6 0 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Roughneck class Frontier Fuel Harvester GG 200 6 Third Imperium 1 0 Yes Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Runabout class Small Transport UM 10 9 Vland 1 0 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan smallcraft design.
Sakhai class Assault Carrier VE 2,000 12 Aslan Hierate 3 3 Yes Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Stage class Far Trader A2 100 12 Cleon I 2 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Stormrider class Monitor HML 8,500 14 Third Imperium 2 0 Yes No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Tadpole class Fuel Shuttle UF 60 14 Third Imperium 5 0 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Tequila class Free Trader A1 200 10 Third Imperium 1 1 Yes No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Tigress class Dreadnought BS 500,000 15 Third Imperium 6 3 Yes Yes. Published canon design.
Trader class Provincial Transport RC 1,000 15 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type C class Cruiser CVL 2,000 12 Third Imperium 2 3 Yes Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type C class Mercenary Cruiser CY 800 13 Third Imperium 3 3 Yes Yes. Published, canon ship design with a Keith illustration.
Void Camera class Deep Space Scout SF 200 15 Boötean Federation 9 3 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Voroshilef class Battleship BP 200,000 13 Third Imperium 2 3 Yes Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Warmoon class Super Dreadnought BU 1,000,000 15 Third Imperium 2 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Wart class Heavy Fighter FH 60 14 Third Imperium 5 0 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Xebec class Explorer EC 1,000 13 Izrats Kriezhlas Unity 2 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Xeekr'kir! class Merchant ML 6,000 13 Two Thousand Worlds 1 2 Yes Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Yeoman class Attack Cargo Vessel HQT 400 11 Third Imperium 2 1 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.


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