Aeogz class Corsair

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Aeogz class Corsair
Type: PV Corsair Vessel
Agility X
Also see Corsair Vessel
Architect Bleddyn Wilson
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Cargo 40.0 Tons
Cost MCr267.58
Crew 10
Enlisted 7
Officers 3
EOS They are still in widespread use.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 4
Hull Cone Hull
Illustration Yes
Jump J-2
Maneuver 5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/4
Origin Vargr Extents
Passengers 0 High/Med 1 Low
Reference Fan: Bleddyn Wilson
Size 400 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP VP-4225542-100000-30002-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Aeogz class Corsair is a light, pirate starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Vargr Corsair Aeogz Class (Batch 1b) is a 400 ton civilian design with a construction tech level of 12 and a cost of MCr267.58, including design fees. Construction time is 64 weeks. Subsequent ships of the class will cost MCr211.95 and take 52 weeks to complete.[1]

  • The 400 ton hull is of the Cone configuration; it is streamlined and capable of atmospheric work (hull cost, including 10% surcharge for Cone configuration: MCr44.0). The ship carries Armor Factor-1. Fuel scoops are present (MCr).
  • A bridge (20.0 tons; MCr2.0) and a computer Model/4 (4.0 tons; MCr30.0; 2 energy points).
  • The ship is Jump-2 (25 tons; MCr40), Maneuver-5 (19 tons; MCr40), and Power plant-5 (31 tons; MCr80). The power plant provides 20 energy points.
  • Fuel tankage provides 130 tons of fuel. 80 tons enables a two parsec jump range and a further 50 tons giving endurance 4 weeks (20 weeks powered down). There is a fuel purification plant (6.0 tons; MCr0.03). The ship has an agility of 3 and an emergency agility of 5.
  • The ship has four Triple Turrets with 4 tons dedicated to fire control. The ship carries no screens. Usually the ship is armed with two triple beam turrets and two triple missile turrets.
  • The crew numbers 10 (Command: 1+1, Engineers: 1+2, Gunners: 0+4, Steward: 0+), Medic: 0+1) . Passengers number 0. All sophonts are accommodated in 12 staterooms (48.0 tons; MCr6).
  • Payloads carried includes; One G-carrier, berth, one Low berth, emergency, two Workshops, one Air/raft, berth, one MedBay, (25.0 tons, MCr1.6).
  • A cargo hold of 40.0 tons is provided.
  • Ship's vehicles include; A 30 ton Ship's Boat, occupying a 30 ton hangar.

Image Repository[edit]

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General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

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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. [2]

Basic Ship Characteristics [3]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull 400tons.
2. Crew x10-12 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
4. Electronics Model/4 fib computer.
5. Hardpoints x4 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • Usually the ship is armed with two triple beam laser turrets and two triple missile turrets
7. Defenses Armor Factor-1
8. Craft x1 30dt Ships Boat. x1 G-Garrier and x1 Airraft
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCr211.95.
11. Construction Time 11 months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments Often the crew will have double occupancy of crew quarters ( save the captain and first officer) and the crew will swell to 22 in size.
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 40.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Aeogz class Corsair is a ship primarily serving within the Vargr Extents and Spinward Marches

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

  1. VP-07305 Raersthog (Revenge) - Operated by the remnants of the Aekroang, whereabouts unknown, corsair band. she is one of five unaccounted for ships of the same class that disappeared following the end of the Fifth Frontier War.
  2. VP-07311 "Voerzgangau" (Night Raider) reported by imperial intelligence seen in a Sacnoth,Sacnoth/Sword Worlds (Spinward Marches 1325), Naval Shipyard prior to the Fifth Frontier War.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Paramilitary Vessel - Corsair Vessel - Vargr Extents:

  1. Type VP class Corsair AKA Type PV class Vargr Corsair [4]
    1. Aeogz class Corsair
    2. Fang class Corsair
    3. Guegha class Corsair
    4. Rrazaghz class Corsair
    5. Sorrgheg class Reaver
    6. Ueknou class Corsair
    7. Veng class Corsair
    8. Vengeance class Commerce Protection Vessel

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. An unpublished factoid written by Bleddyn Wilson
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  3. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  4. J. Andrew KeithMarc MillerJohn Harshman. Vargr (Game Designers Workshop, 1984), 13.