Sshkih class Carrier

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Sshkih class Carrier
Sath Logo.gif
Distant Fringe vessel.
Type: VT Tender
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 15 Tons
Cost MCr3,383.777 (base)
MCr2,707.022 (qty)
Crew 100 (+94 Marines.
Officers 21
Enlisted 79
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 80
Hull [[Dispersed Structure Hull]]
Illustration No
Jump J-2
Maneuver 1 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 95
Model Model/5 fib
Origin Sath Alliance
Passengers 0 High/Med
0 Low
QSP Not applicable.
Reference Ron Kline Design
Size 8000 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
USP VT-H7212E3-090004-65707-2
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Sshkih class Carrier is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The TL–11 hulls carries enough internal fuel for two Range-2 Jumps. It is fitted with Jump-2 drop tanks as needed to cross larger rift zones.

It is an inexpensive unstreamlined dispersed hull, and is equipped with two 1,000 dton Ch'kaahi class Battle Riders, two 20 dton Retrieval Boats, twenty 30 dton Fighters in two squadrons, and ten 3 dton Grav APCs. It carries a pair of Model/5 fib computers. They are armed with twenty triple sand caster turrets in two batteries, a repulsor bay, twenty triple pulse laser turrets in two batteries, a plasma gun bay, a particle accelerator bay and a missile bay. They are capable of 1G acceleration with no agility rating. They are equipped to transport two platoons of 32 jump troopers with drop capsules, and a company of Sath Alliance Grav Tanks.

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 8,000 tons.
2. Crew 194 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-2
  • TBD-1 acceleration
  • Power Plant-2
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-0
4. Electronics Model/TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints x80 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It was designed and built for the Sath Alliance Military Forces. These ships operate within the Far Home Sector.

Distant Fringe Vessels[edit]

The Distant Fringe is said to be a far spinward-rimward area inhabited by colonists and refugees originating on Terra. The region is extremely isolated, separated from the rest of Charted Space by vast, almost uncrossable rifts that were once broached by a system of calibration Points and the use of tankers. Those few academics within Charted Space who have found references to the Distant Fringe regard it as little more than a tall tale. Likewise, many of the inhabitants of the Distant Fringe believe the existence of Charted Space to be mythical.[3]

Vessels originating within the Distant Fringe are very rarely encountered outside of the region. However, misjumps do occur and anomalies with bizarre spacetime and Jumpspace effects exist: as such, craft of this type are not entirely unknown within Charted Space.[4]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Each vessel within the class is named by the government of the state that produces it. They generally draw on traditional naming protocols and it is not uncommon for a historical class name to be reused.

  • Individual vessels within the class are issued specific serial numbers and transponder codes.
  • Naming a ship is considered a serious affair and is generally accompanied by a traditional ceremony, usually pouring a local beverage over the bows of the craft. Starfarers tend to be superstitious folk and a ship with a frivolous name is considered "unlucky".

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Paramilitary Vessel - Scout/Courier:

  1. Type S class Scout/Courier
    1. Asia class Scout

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.
  3. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak