Vigilant class Starmerc Armed Liner

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Vigilant class Starmerc Armed Liner
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Type: HQT Starmerc Armed Liner
Agility X
Also see Liner
Architect Admiral Savage
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo TBD Tons
Crew TBD
Enlisted TBD
Officers TBD
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints TBD
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-X
Maneuver X G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model Model/TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers TBD High/Med TBD Low
Reference Fan: Admiral Savage
Size X Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–X
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Vigilant class Starmerc Armed Liner is an armed starship.

Description (Specifications)

The Commonwealth has modified its basic starmercs with several improvements. A TL-16 power station reducing fuel requirements for Jump, to 50%, while creating a defendable design: 4 agility, 4 fighters, 4 energy turrets, and 2 armor. Vigilante class has a basic crew configuration of 13. It has accomdations to support 40 additional staff members; 32 marines and 3 marine officers, 4 fighter/shuttle pilots and 1 flight officer.

The Captain, First Officer, Flight Officer and Marine Commander have their own cabins. The remaining 49 share double cabins. 2 single cabin are available for passengers. The captain has a double and the first officer has an open extra bunk in his double cabin. Fuel supplied includes 120.8 tons J-4 fuel and 20 tons power plant fuel for 4 weeks of duration. Cargo has a 5 ton fuel blatter for 1 week of fighter/ lander fuel. There is 7.06 tons of missiles and 10 tons for vehicles.

Vigilante class has features:

  1. One Bridge gunner can control all of the energy and PA turrets, the other can choose to control missiles or sandcasters. Although, computer control is often used for the sandcaster. Each turret has an individual operations station. The former bridge dome has houses the communications, sensor arrays. The side missile turrets have been replaced with PAs, and the aft missile turret replaced with a Triple Pulse Laser Turret.
  2. The dummy bridge is used for a viewing station that allows local control of those functions. This is useful for monitoring ground activities. The communications and sensor arrays are forward of this location.
  3. The disk has seperate life support and functions. It can ask as a defense point should the remainder of the ship be damaged or highjacked.
  4. The 4 Kestrel interface fighters can be replaced by 3 Viper Interceptor fighters at a cost of .01Mcr alterations and an additional 5 tons. She also has 1 external 20ton dock clamp. She can accomodate 2 more Kestrel fighters and move her lander onto the upper hull.

Image Repository

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans

No information yet available.

Basic Ship Characteristics

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:
  • No information yet available.
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)

It is based on the Admiral Bertil class Armed Liner, a development of the Type M class Subsidized Liner.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes

Warship - Scout/Courier:

  1. Type TBD class Vessel
    1. Asia class Scout

References & Contributors (Sources)

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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.