Basil class Merchant

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Basil class Merchant
Type: AF Free Trader
Category ACS
Size 200 Tons
Hull Configuration Wedge hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–
Computer Model/1
Jump J-1
Maneuver 1.5 G
Fuel Treatment Scoops/Purifier (16h)
Hardpoints 2
Staterooms 8
Crew 5
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 4
High/Mid Passengers 3
Cargo 90 Tons
Fuel tank 36.5 Tons
Origin Third Imperium
Cost MCr48.82
Quick Ship Profile AF-BS211
Blueprint No
Illustration No
Canon Published, non-canon design
Designer Robert DeanHIWG
Design System MegaTraveller
Era 1130

The Basil class Merchant is a Free Trader that is a modified Type A design.


It has an upgraded maneuver drive (to allow take off and landing on most planets while loaded), an armament package, and a reduced accommodation set. Two dual turrets are installed, one with two beam lasers, the other with a missile rack and a sandcaster. No dedicated missile magazine has been provided, so missiles must be carried in the cargo hold. Firing both lasers requires the full power ordinarily used for the maneuver drives and the inertial compensators.

The ship mounts fuel scoops and a fuel purifier capable of processing the 36 tons of fuel in 16 hours.

History & Background[edit]

The Basil is fairly typical of craft being built during the current Imperial difficulties.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

50 Representative Free Trader (AF) Classes[edit]


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Rebellion This ship was originally designed using MegaTraveller ship design rules.
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