Witch of Endor class Corsair

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Witch of Endor class Corsair
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Type: EE Light Escort
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see Corsair Vessel
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 88 Tons
Cost MCr266.196
Qty: MCr 212.957
Crew 12
Officers 2
Enlisted 10
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 4
Hull [[TBD Hull]]
Illustration No
Jump J-2
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model 4
Origin Cydia
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 400 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
USP EE-4123342-000000-32003-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Witch of Endor class Corsair is a locally built warship used on the Distant Fringe.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Designed and built at Cydia a neutral world in the Jerik Subsector. These ships operate within the Far Home Sector. The TL–11, fully streamlined needle/wedge configuration hulls, carry enough fuel internally for a single jump 2. They have the ability to carry collapsible fuel bladders in their large cargo bay. They can carry drop tanks with 28 days of power plant fuel and an additional jump 2 as needed. They are are in service with para military groups of commerce raiding corsairs, which are pledged to defend Cydia in the event of attack. They are equipped with fuel scoops and on board fuel purification for wilderness ocean refueling. The weapons include one dual plasma cannon turret for point defense, a triple beam laser turret, and two triple missile turrets for offense. They can hit relatively hard for their size, especially at close range. There are no defenses aside from very limited agility. They have a model 4 computer mounted adjacent to the bridge and are capable of 3 G acceleration and have 1 agility rating. They have a pair of 40 ton Pinnace for boarding actions and runs to raid surface installations. These ships are inexpensive for their size and are used for piracy when unescorted targets are available. They avoid naval patrols. These ships are unpopular with their crews because of the double occupancy of the six staterooms. Some owners forgo some cargo space to install additional staterooms for carrying more troops. These hulls are frequently customized, as captains take more prizes and have money for upgrades. These are service the Cydarians are only too happy to provide. The streamlined shape reduces atmospheric drag and makes the design graceful in atmospheres. This hull has enough lifting wing surface area to glide upon reentry.

Image Repository[edit]

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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 400 tons.
2. Crew 12.
3. Performance Jump 2, 3 G acceleration, 3 power 12EP.
4. Electronics Model 4.
5. Hardpoints 4 hardpoints.
6. Armament 4 turrets, dual plasma guns, six missile launchers and three beam lasers.
7. Defenses Agility 1.
8. Craft x2 40T Pinnaces.
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification.
10. Cost MCr266.196
212.957 in quantity.
11. Construction Time 64 weeks and 52 weeks in quantity.
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Few have any illusions about the role of these vessels, and the escort classification is only a thin veneer of respectability, glossed over the skin of a predator. Still others claim it is simply an armed merchant.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

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.