Animal class Liner

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Animal class Liner
Safari-Ship-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-37 03-July-2018a.jpg
Ship's Boat docking with rear of Type K.
Classic Traveller core ship design.
Type: A2 Liner
Agility X
Also see Liner
Architect TBD
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Cargo 6.0 Tons
Cost MCr81.08
Crew 5
Enlisted 1
Officers 4
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1
Hull Wedge Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC Unknown
Jump J-2
Maneuver 1 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/1 bis
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 7 High/Med 0 Low
Reference "Safari Ship." Safari Ship 17-31.
Size 200 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–15
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Animal class Liner is a mercantile starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The ship with its J-2 range acts like a less efficient far trader.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

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]

Ship Model Variants: The specific safari ship design presented here (Animal class Safari Ship or Leaping Snowcat class Safari Ship) has been used for several other purposes or missions, either through conversion of existing safari ships, or through deliberate variants produced by the shipyard. These variants include yachts, Scout Service exploratory or survey vessels, passenger carrying liners, and free traders. That particular model has proven unsuccessful in commercial service due to its limited capacity for cargo. [3]

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Ship - Liner:

  1. Type R class Liner
    1. Animal class Liner

Civilian Ship - Safari Ship:

  1. Type K class Safari Ship [4]
    1. Animal class Free Trader [5]
    2. Animal class Liner [6]
    3. Animal class Safari Ship [7]
    4. Animal class Survey Vessel [8]
    5. Animal class Yacht [9]
    6. Nimrod class Safari Ship
    7. Leaping Snowcat class Safari Ship [10]
    8. Safari-234 class Touring Ship [11]
  2. Type KG class Safari Ship
    1. Excursion class Safari Ship

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.
  3. Marc Miller. Safari Ship (Game Designers Workshop, 1984), 18.
  4. Marc Miller. "Safari Ship." Safari Ship (1984): 17.
  5. Marc Miller. "Safari Ship." Safari Ship (1984): 18.
  6. Marc Miller. "Safari Ship." Safari Ship (1984): 18.
  7. Marc Miller. "Safari Ship." Safari Ship (1984): 17-31.
  8. Marc Miller. "Safari Ship." Safari Ship (1984): 18.
  9. Marc Miller. "Safari Ship." Safari Ship (1984): 18.
  10. Marc Miller. "Safari Ship." Safari Ship (1984): 25.
  11. Dave Sering. Simba Safari (Judges Guild, 1981), 4.