Atlas class Starport Heavy Lift Tug

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Atlas class Starport Heavy Lift Tug
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Type: GQ Starport Heavy Lift Tug
Agility 3
Also see Utility Craft - Tug
Architect Scott G. White
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 8,002.913 Tons
Cost MCr22,781.015
Crew 327
Enlisted TBD
Officers TBD
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1,000
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-3
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model Model/TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers TBD High/Med TBD Low
Reference Fan: Admiral Savage
Size 100,000 Tons
Size-cat BCS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–13
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Atlas class Starport Heavy Lift Tug is a Utility Craft.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Atlas class Starport Hvy Lift Tug Designed by: Admiral Savage

Description: The Atlas Hvy Lifter is common throughout the Imperium A-Starports, Bases and Depots. It is the heavy tug boat of the Imperium. Crew have couches instead of staterooms, a galley, small medical facility, and engineering capability for on the spot repairs. It is designed for orbit-surface trips. Three Altas lifters can safely lower a Tigress to a planetary surface but often Navy bases would use 4 to provide a saftey factor. The engineering plant is designed for transporting material to a surface. One heavy grav lifter can assist a completely functional capital ship into starport's downport safely with only minor safety concerns. Service to the vessel is completed on the ground by the crew and starport staff. The typical capital ship capable, class A starport with have several Hvy Lifters.

The lifter has a large flat bed and 5 attachment grapples. Hardpoints are used to attach the vessel to the lifter with cables. An 8,000t cargo bay is available for bringing additional craft down internally. The Heavy Lifter subsidized by the govt will have 225cr/ton costs otherwise its usually 450cr/ton. A damaged vessel has little choice if there is no orbital port.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]


  • 100,000-ton Hull (Needle/Wedge) - Streamlined (airframe)
  • AC: 9 (11 vs. Meson Guns) AR: 0 SI: 750 Initiative: 3
  • Starship Size: Gargantuan
  • Cost: 22,781.015 MCr (28,476.268 MCr without discount)
  • Model/8 Fib (PP: 57/13) Computer
  • Avionics: Less than 100,000-ton
  • Sensors: Medium Range
  • Communications: Short Range (Maser)
  • Cargo: 8,002.913-tons

Extra Ship's Stores (1 week):

  • 12 person/weeks of Luxury Stores, 315 person/weeks of Standard Stores,
  • Annual Maintenance = 2,278.102 KCr (1,139.051 KCr if routinely maintained)
  • Routine Maintenance = 569.525 KCr/Month (5,695.254 KCr per year)


  • Acceleration: 3-G Agility: 3
  • Power Plant: TL-15 Fusion (2,700 EP output, enough fuel for 1 weeks). 1wk=337.5t
  • Fuel Scoops, Fuel Purification Plant (TL-13, 7hrs per 400 tons of fuel)

Active Defenses: None

Weapons: Hardpoints: 1000 Ship's Vehicles:

  • x9 20-ton small craft (Internal Hangar) -- Life Boats
  • x1 210000-ton large craft (External Dock - Streamlined)
  • x2 maintenance shops (40 Mechanics)
  • Launch facilities for 11 Craft per turn

Accomodations & Fittings:

  • x500 Small Craft Couch (500 Crew) - 173 extra
  • x6 Standalone Fresher
  • x1 Engineering Shop (20 Engineers)
  • x1 Sickbay (2 Patients)
  • x1 Autodoc
  • x2 Airlocks

Crew Details:

  • x327 Crew members
  • x7 Command Officers
  • x10x Command Crew
  • x1 Flight Officers
  • x4 Flight Crew
  • No Gunnery Officers
  • No Gunnery Crew
  • x2 Engineering Officers
  • x206 Engineering Crew
  • x1 Medical Officers
  • No Medical Crew
  • x1 Ship's Troops Officers
  • x5 Ship's Troops
  • No Service Crew

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:
  • 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)[edit]

No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Ship - Tug:

  1. Type GQ class Tug
    1. Atlas class Starport Heavy Lift Tug
    2. Dwarf class Starport Lift Tug
    3. Heyan Rose class Freight Tractor
    4. Kroie class Tug
    5. Leander class Space Tug
    6. Powhatan class Heavy Tug

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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