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U-class Utility Craft or Ships, whether smallcraft, bigcraft, or otherwise... are ships used to perform routine work such as tugs, ferries, portable spaceyards and the like.

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Library Data Referral Tree[edit]

Please refer to the following AAB Library Data for more information:
Starship:

Description (Specifications)[edit]

No information yet available.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A stock Modular Cutter image by a famous starcraft artist.
    Mod-Cutter-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-35 03-July-2018a.jpg
  2. A stock Gig image by a famous starcraft artist.
    Gig-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-84.jpg
  3. A stock Launch image by a famous starcraft artist.
    Launch-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-34 03-July-2018a.jpg
  4. A stock Pinnace image by a famous starcraft artist.
    Pinnace-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-34 03-July-2018a.jpg
  5. A stock Ship's Boat image by a famous starcraft artist.
    Ships-Boat-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-34 03-July-2018a.jpg
  6. A Shuttle leaving orbit for a spaceport.
    Shuttle-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-32 03-July-2018a.jpg
  7. A stock Shuttle image by a famous starcraft artist.
    Shuttle-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-35 03-July-2018a.jpg

Strategy & Tactics (Doctrine)[edit]

No information yet available.

Supraclass Roles[edit]

Utility Ships typically serve the following roles:

Civilian Smallcraft & Bigcraft:

  1. Barge (WB)
  2. Cutter
  3. Ferry (GF) (Bigcraft)
  4. Gig
  5. Heavy Lander
  6. Heavy Tug (GT) (Bigcraft)
  7. Industrial Mining Launch (UG)
  8. Industrial Smallcraft (UG)
  9. Launch
  10. Lifeboat
  11. Medical Smallcraft (UN)
  12. Modular Cutter
  13. Pinnace
  14. Private Smallcraft (UY)
  15. Runabout
  16. Science Lander (UL)
  17. Ship's Boat
  18. Shuttle
  19. Special Mission Smallcraft (UZ)
  20. Towing Vessel (UT)
  21. Tug (GT) (Bigcraft)
  22. Tug (UT) (Smallcraft)
  23. Utility Craft (U) (Namesake)

Military Smallcraft & Bigcraft:

  1. Combat Barge (WBI)
  2. Combat Transport Smallcraft (UI)
  3. Excluding Escort (Bigcraft) (E)
  4. Excluding Fighters (F)
  5. Excluding Gunship (Bigcraft) (EG)
  6. Militarized Utility Craft (UQ)

Supraclass Archetypal Roles[edit]

These vessels typically serve the following archetypal roles:

U-class Utility Craft Supraclass Archetypes
Archetype Type Code Exemplar Remarks
Utility Craft U TBD class Craft TBD
  • U = Utility
Industrial Smallcraft UG TBD class Craft TBD
Combat Transport Smallcraft / Combat Lander UI TBD class Craft TBD
Science Lander UL TBD class Craft TBD
Medical Smallcraft UN TBD class Craft TBD
Life Boat / Escape Pod UNL TBD class Craft TBD
Militarized Utility Craft UQ TBD class Craft TBD
Special Mission Smallcraft UZ TBD class Craft TBD
NOTES: There is semantic overlap between many of the classes and codes. Some codes organize by mission or capability, others by size and tonnage, and yet others by other characteristics.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Merchant Ship:

  1. Type A class Free Trader
    1. Beowulf class Free Trader

Ship Summary List[edit]

Some of the most commonly used vessels in this role or these roles include:

59 Representative Utility Craft (U) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Aanz class System Shuttle U X Smallcraft X Zhodani Consulate X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Aekguthand class Assault Cutter UI 50 Smallcraft X Vargr Extents 0 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Apollo class Runabout U 50 7 Distant Fringe 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Assault Lander class Marine Gig UI 20 Smallcraft 15 Third Imperium 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Bathysphere class Prospector's Cutter UG 60 Smallcraft 14 Third Imperium 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Bubble class Fuel Cutter UG 60 Smallcraft 14 Third Imperium 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Camel class Medical Launch UN 0-99 ACS Third Imperium Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Caroline class Heavy Pinnace U 30 [[[]] 9 Distant Fringe 0 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Carrus class Shuttle U 90 7 Distant Fringe 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Ciigusna class Shuttle U 0-99 Hive Federation Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Constance class Launch U 50 [[[]] 9 Distant Fringe 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Damgarrii class Passenger Launch U 20 [[[Smallcraft]] 9 Vilani Imperium 0 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Deliverance class Lifeboat UNL 50 9 Distant Fringe 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Druse class Assault Lander UI 30 Smallcraft 9 Avalar Consulate 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Excellence class Fast Shuttle U 90 8 Distant Fringe 0 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Gallant class Assault Shuttle UI 80 Smallcraft 11 Distant Fringe 0 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Generic Gig U 20 13 Third Imperium 0 5 Yes. Published, canon design with Keith illustration.
Gillow class Launch U Third Imperium Yes. Published, canon design with Keith illustration.
Goblin class Gig U 40 9 Distant Fringe 0 2 Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Great Eastern class Troop UI 50 Smallcraft 15 Third Imperium 0 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Interstellar Lifesaver class Lifeboat UNL X X Third Imperium X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Inthe class Modular Cutter U 50 8 Inthe (world) 0 2 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
K'Bam class Assault Lander UI 8 Smallcraft 8 Akras 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
KSbA Model A-23 class Lifeboat UNL X X Third Imperium X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Last Armada class Fuel Shuttle U 60 11 Terran Confederation 0 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Last Armada class Launch U 20 11 Terran Confederation 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Last Armada class Survey Shuttle U 60 11 Terran Confederation 0 3 Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Generic Launch / Lifeboat U 20 Smallcraft 8 Third Imperium 0 1 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Generic Lifeboat UNL 10 10 (GTL) Interstellar Wars 0 1.5 Yes. Published, canon design with Keith illustration.
Longevity class Lifeboat UNL X X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Mal'Gnar class Assault Skiff UI 20 Smallcraft 12 Mal'Gnar Primarchic 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Marrel Veckor class Lifeboat U 20 Smallcraft 9 Bright Conclave 0 2 Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Model 292 class Life Boat UNL X X Third Imperium X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Generic Modular Cutter U 50 Smallcraft 12 Third Imperium 0 4 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Narva class Pinnace U 20 9 Distant Fringe 0 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Olyora class Medevac Pinnace UN 60 Smallcraft 14 Aslan Hierate 0 6 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Generic Pinnace U 40 9 Third Imperium 0 5 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Platoon Drop Ship class Marine Cutter UI 50 Smallcraft 15 Third Imperium 0 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Raptor class Combat Lander UI 20 Smallcraft X Third Imperium 0 X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Raptor class Troop Transport UI 20 Smallcraft 13 Third Imperium 0 3.5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Refueling Pinnace U 0-99 Third Imperium Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Reliant class Lifeboat UNL 0-99 X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Reprieve class Escape Pod UNL X X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Sacred class Utility Boat UB 55 12 Tenjada Moralitate 0 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Generic Ship’s Boat U 30 Smallcraft 9 Third Imperium 0 6 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration..
Generic Shuttle U 95 Smallcraft 8 Third Imperium 0 3 Yes. Published, canon design witha Keith illustration.
SK-3 class Lifeboat UNL 20 15 Third Imperium 0 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Slicer class Assault Shuttle UI 50 Smallcraft 14 Mercenary 0 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Generic Slow Boat U 30 9 Third Imperium 0 3 Yes. Published, canon design with Keith illustration.
Generic Slow Pinnace U 40 11 Third Imperium 0 2 Yes. Published, canon design with Keith illustration.
Songbird class Ship's Boat U 40 9 Distant Fringe 0 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Steffern class Assault Lander UI 50 Smallcraft 13 Solomani Confederation X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Sturmge class Assault Shuttle UI 40 Smallcraft 14 Third Imperium 0 6 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
TC02 Grave Endeavor class Dropship UI 20 Smallcraft 11 Trooles Confederation 0 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
TC04 Valkyrie class Dropship UI 40 Smallcraft 11 Trooles Confederation 0 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Tomar class Industrial Mining Launch UG 20 Smallcraft 10 Third Imperium 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Vanguard class Shuttle U 90 7 Distant Fringe 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Yaeai class Recon Pinnace UQSI 60 14 Aslan Hierate 0 6
Ziiguysna class Pinnance U 0-99 Hive Federation Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
3 Representative Industrial Smallcraft (UG) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Bathysphere class Prospector's Cutter UG 60 Smallcraft 14 Third Imperium 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Bubble class Fuel Cutter UG 60 Smallcraft 14 Third Imperium 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Tomar class Industrial Mining Launch UG 20 Smallcraft 10 Third Imperium 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
15 Representative Combat Transport Smallcraft (UI) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Aekguthand class Assault Cutter UI 50 Smallcraft X Vargr Extents 0 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Assault Lander class Marine Gig UI 20 Smallcraft 15 Third Imperium 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Druse class Assault Lander UI 30 Smallcraft 9 Avalar Consulate 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Gallant class Assault Shuttle UI 80 Smallcraft 11 Distant Fringe 0 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Great Eastern class Troop UI 50 Smallcraft 15 Third Imperium 0 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
K'Bam class Assault Lander UI 8 Smallcraft 8 Akras 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Mal'Gnar class Assault Skiff UI 20 Smallcraft 12 Mal'Gnar Primarchic 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Platoon Drop Ship class Marine Cutter UI 50 Smallcraft 15 Third Imperium 0 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Raptor class Combat Lander UI 20 Smallcraft X Third Imperium 0 X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Raptor class Troop Transport UI 20 Smallcraft 13 Third Imperium 0 3.5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Slicer class Assault Shuttle UI 50 Smallcraft 14 Mercenary 0 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Steffern class Assault Lander UI 50 Smallcraft 13 Solomani Confederation X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Sturmge class Assault Shuttle UI 40 Smallcraft 14 Third Imperium 0 6 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
TC02 Grave Endeavor class Dropship UI 20 Smallcraft 11 Trooles Confederation 0 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
TC04 Valkyrie class Dropship UI 40 Smallcraft 11 Trooles Confederation 0 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
0 Representative Science Lander (UL) Classes
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11 Representative Medical Smallcraft (UN) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Camel class Medical Launch UN 0-99 ACS Third Imperium Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Deliverance class Lifeboat UNL 50 9 Distant Fringe 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Interstellar Lifesaver class Lifeboat UNL X X Third Imperium X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
KSbA Model A-23 class Lifeboat UNL X X Third Imperium X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Generic Lifeboat UNL 10 10 (GTL) Interstellar Wars 0 1.5 Yes. Published, canon design with Keith illustration.
Longevity class Lifeboat UNL X X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Model 292 class Life Boat UNL X X Third Imperium X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Olyora class Medevac Pinnace UN 60 Smallcraft 14 Aslan Hierate 0 6 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Reliant class Lifeboat UNL 0-99 X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Reprieve class Escape Pod UNL X X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
SK-3 class Lifeboat UNL 20 15 Third Imperium 0 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
9 Representative Lifeboat / Escape Pod (UNL) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Deliverance class Lifeboat UNL 50 9 Distant Fringe 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Interstellar Lifesaver class Lifeboat UNL X X Third Imperium X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
KSbA Model A-23 class Lifeboat UNL X X Third Imperium X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Generic Lifeboat UNL 10 10 (GTL) Interstellar Wars 0 1.5 Yes. Published, canon design with Keith illustration.
Longevity class Lifeboat UNL X X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Model 292 class Life Boat UNL X X Third Imperium X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Reliant class Lifeboat UNL 0-99 X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Reprieve class Escape Pod UNL X X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
SK-3 class Lifeboat UNL 20 15 Third Imperium 0 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
1 Representative Militarized Utility Craft (UQ) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Yaeai class Recon Pinnace UQSI 60 14 Aslan Hierate 0 6
0 Representative Special Mission Smallcraft (UZ) Classes
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