Ghent class Subsidized Merchant

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Ghent class Subsidized Merchant
Ghent-Sub-Merchant-THUMB-S-Venters Spin-Mar-Campaign-COVER 31-July-2019b.jpg
The bridge of a Ghent class Subsidized Merchant.
Type: R1 Subsidized Merchant
Agility 1
Also see Liner
Architect Marc Miller
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 200.0 Tons
Cost MCr101.035
Crew 5
Enlisted 1
Officers 4
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 4
Hull Slab Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC 961
Jump J-1
Maneuver 1 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/1 bis
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 8 High/Med 9 Low
QSP TBD
Reference The Spinward Marches Campaign 35.
Size 400 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Partially Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–9
USP R-4211111-000000-10001-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Ghent class Subsidized Merchant is a mercantile starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

No information yet available.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A damaged Ghent class Subsidized Merchant, the victim of Vargr corsair vessels.
    Ghent-Sub-Merchant-RESIZE-S-Venters Spin-Mar-Campaign-COVER 31-July-2019c.jpg

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 TBD tons.
2. Crew xTBD crew.
3. Performance / Engineering Propulsion:
4. Main Section / Electronics Model/TBD fib ship computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Some of the best known and most widely produced versions of this ship include:
Civilian Ship - Merchant Vessel - Subsidized Merchant:

  1. Type R1 class Subsidized Merchant AKA Fat Trader
    1. Ghent class Subsidized Merchant
    2. Gyro Cadis class Subsidized Merchant
    3. March class Subsidized Merchant
    4. Type R class Subsidized Merchant
    5. Type RL class Subsidized Merchant
    6. Type RQ class Subsidized Merchant

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.