Berserker class Light Cruiser

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Berserker class Light Cruiser
Sword World Symbol Small.png
Symbol of the Sword Worlds
Type: CL Light Cruiser
Agility 3
Also see Cruiser
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 58.5 Tons
Cost MCr31,904.102 (base)
MCr25,523.281 (qty)
Crew 268
Enlisted 200
Officers 68
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 300
Hull Wedge Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC Unknown
Jump J-3
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 30
Model Model/6 fib
Origin Sword Worlds Confederation
Passengers 0 High/Med 215 Low
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 30,000 Tons
Size-cat BCS
Streamlining Airframe Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP CL-M1334F3-991106-888K9-0
Berserker class Light Cruiser

The Berserker class Light Cruiser is a light warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Berserker class Light Cruisers support and reinforce larger capital ships and also perform independent operations, often forming the center of task forces.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A fictional chit in the style of Fifth Frontier War representing a squadron of Berserker class Light Cruisers. The color of the counter indicates its allegiance to the Sword Worlds Confederation.
    Light Cruiser Fictional-FFW-Sword-Worlds-J3 01-Oct-2019.png

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

This vessel has a low watch.

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 30,000 tons. Streamlined wedge configuration.
2. Crew x268 crew.
  • x68 Officers, x200 Enlisted.
  • x30 Marines


Frozen Watch

3. Performance Propulsion:
4. Electronics Bridge. x2 Model/6 fib computers.
5. Hardpoints x300 hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for a Berserker class is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones x4 30-ton Ship's Boats

x3 Drop Capsule launch tubes.

  • x30 Drop Capsules (x3 held in tubes, x27 held in dedicated storage).
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Tankage: 10,200 tons.
10. Cost MCr31,904.102
  • MCr25,523.281 in quantity.

Architect's Fee: MCr319.041

11. Construction Time 45 months to build.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The vessel sees service in the Sword Worlds Confederation, within the Spinward Marches.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Ship - Warship - Medium Cruiser:

  1. Type CM class Medium Cruiser
    1. Addaran class Cruiser
    2. Aek Naz class Battlecruiser
    3. Alderbaran class Heavy Cruiser
    4. Antrim class Heavy Frigate
    5. Arliliushruu class Medium Cruiser
    6. Assassin class Light Cruiser
    7. Aurlikro class Light Cruiser
    8. Berserker class Light Cruiser
    9. Bullard Dempsey class Cruiser
    10. Dlevrrk class Light Cruiser
    11. Drag class Screening Cruiser
    12. Eso Ilian class Cruiser
    13. Eviscerator class Remote Offensive Unit
    14. Fearless class Medium Cruiser
    15. Forfar class Heavy Frigate
    16. Gallant class Light Cruiser
    17. Gionetti class Light Cruiser
    18. Hamidiye class Light Cruiser
    19. Harbinger class Medium Cruiser
    20. Heng-O class Small Cruiser
    21. Irloom class Light Cruiser
    22. Lord Adrian class Light Cruiser
    23. Lydia class Medium Cruiser
    24. MaKwaWo class Heavy Cruiser
    25. Moot Point class Light Cruiser
    26. Nara class Light Cruiser
    27. Nidashiajobr class Light Cruiser
    28. Rull class Light Cruiser
    29. Samuelson class Medium Cruiser
    30. SEH class Light Cruiser
    31. Starburst class Light Cruiser
    32. Sting class Medium Cruiser
    33. Sunderland class Heavy Frigate
    34. Tal Varisa class Light Cruiser
    35. Thin Red Line class Light Cruiser
    36. Tyrian Lordship class Light Cruiser
    37. Victory Complete class Cruiser
    38. Yesto class Light Cruiser
    39. Yiesieltsie class Light Cruiser

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.