Close Structure Hull

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A Close Structure Hull is a kind of ship structure, fuselage, chassis, or hull.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A Close Structure Hull is a set of closely connected craft components, all enclosed within hull plating, armor, and/or constituent components.

  • They also come in Braced Cluster or simple Cluster variants.
  • They are often partially streamlined to make wilderness refueling easier... Although many come as unstreamlined hulls.

Image Repository[edit]

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Special Variant: Oreo Pattern Hull[edit]

Oreo Pattern Hulls are a special kind of Braced Cluster Hull known for interconnected and sandwiched layers of hulls. They can be made efficiently if done so in bulk and confer slightly easier manufacturing practices and strengthening characteristics. It is named after a type of cookie or biscuit well known in the Second Imperium, which originated on pre-spaceflight Terra and spread during the Interstellar Wars alongside other elements of Terran culture.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Craft Using Close Structure Hulls[edit]

75 Representative Close Structure Hull configuration ships

Class Superclass Tons TL Origin G Jump Illustration Canon
Class Superclass Tons TL Origin G Jump Illustration Canon
Akkigish class Far Trader AF 400 10 Vilani Imperium 3 2 Yes
Akkigish class Subsidized Merchant AK 400 9 Third Imperium 1 1 Yes Yes
Alahir class Heavy Scout B 1,000 15 Third Imperium 5 4 No Yes
Anhk class Merchant AK 1,200 13 Third Imperium 1 2 No No
Animal class Safari Ship YK 200 11 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes Yes
Anjou class Freighter AF 440 14 Third Imperium 2 2 No
April Hare class Far Trader AF 400 11 Third Imperium 1 2 No
Athelstan class Merchant AF 400 11 Third Imperium 2 2 No No
Bloodwell class Merchant AK 1,000 13 Third Imperium 1 3 Yes Yes
Brilliance class Long Liner M 800 14 Third Imperium 2 4 Yes Yes
Cihzicih class Transport AK 800 15 Hive Federation 2 2 No Yes
Codori Prime class Luxury Liner M 800 11 Distant Fringe 2 2 Yes
Conveyor class Heavy Freighter R 35,000 11 Distant Fringe 1 2 Yes
Conveyor class Heavy Freighter R 35,000 11 Distant Fringe 1 2 Yes
Cortez class Salvage Ship JU 800 10 Third Imperium 1 2 No No
Dakaar class Freighter R 1,800 12 Principality of Caledon 2 2 Yes No
Dee Six class Downport WOD 1,770 13 Third Imperium 0 0 No
Eakhau class Trader AF 400 11 Aslan Hierate 1 2 Yes Yes
Empress Marava class Far Trader AF 200 10 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes Yes
Farrou class Far Trader AF 200 11 Vargr Extents 2 2 Yes Yes
Fortune class Merchant M 600 12 Third Imperium 1 3 Yes No
Freespace Gateway class Freighter AK 2,500 12 Third Imperium 2 3 Yes
Garu class Far Trader AF 200 11 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes Yes
Giiphicih class Embassy Ship M 1,200 15 Hive Federation 1 2 No Yes
Gizicih class General Trader AF 400 12 Hive Federation 1 2 Yes Yes
Glimmerdrift class Subsidized Liner M 600 12 Third Imperium 1 3 Yes No
Harbor class Orbital Station AW 95,000 11 Distant Fringe 1 0 Yes
Hellworld class Merchant Cruiser B 60,000 11 Distant Fringe 2 2 No
Hercules class Cargo Transport R 5,000 11 Third Imperium 1 1 Yes Yes
Hero class Far Trader AF 200 11 Ziru Sirka 2 2 yes Yes
Highlander class Exploratory Merchant S 600 13 Third Imperium 2 3 No
Hnneshant class Trade Boat AF 400 11 Vargr Extents 2 2 Yes No
Hraye class Scout S 100 11 Aslan Hierate 2 2 Yes Yes
Independence of the Stars class Interstellar Liner M 154,407 15 Third Imperium 4 4 Yes
Jack Driscoll class Bulk Freighter R 5,000 11 Distant Fringe 2 2 Yes
Jimenez class Escort Corvette ECE 300 11 Saldazar Security Squadron 6 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Khershwan class Trader AF 300 12 Vargr Extents 2 2 No No
Khtukhao class Clan Transport AK 600 11 Aslan Hierate 2 2 Yes Yes
King Richard class Interstellar Liner M 5,000 11 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes No
Krait class Frigate CF 1,000 11 Distant Fringe 3 2 No
Lanthium Petal class Speculative Trader AF 800 12 Third Imperium 2 3 Yes
Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser R 1,800 13 Third Imperium 4 3 Yes Yes
Lune class Freelancer YM 300 12 Third Imperium 4 3 Yes No
Maada class Fast Trader AF 200 11 Third Imperium 4 1 Yes Yes
Manta class Small Merchant AF 200 11 Third Imperium 1 2 No
Maru class Merchant AK 500 13 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes No
Mauripo class Subsidized Merchant AK 600 15 Third Imperium 1 2 No No
Mora class Freighter AK 1,000 15 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes Yes
Motherscout class Probe Drone Carrier S 2,400 10 Terran Confederation 3 1 No
Noql class Free Trader AF 300 14 Zhodani Consulate 1 2 Yes No
Nymph class Provincial Merchant AF 400 11 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes No
Paya class Light Freighter AF 100 9 Third Imperium 1 1 No
Perseus class Free Trader AF 200 12 Third Imperium 1 1 Yes No
Petty class Subsidized Merchant AK 400 12 Third Imperium 1 1 Yes Yes
Pride of Vland class Long Liner M 1,000 13 Third Imperium 1 4 Yes No
Prosperity class Freighter R 3,000 14 Third Imperium 1 4 No No
Queen class Modular Subsidized Merchant AK 600 13 Third Imperium 1 3 Yes No
Revolver class Modular Liner RV 300 12 Third Imperium 2 2 No
Royal class Interstellar Liner M 5,000 11 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes Yes
Seeker class Armored Merchant AK 1,000 15 Third Imperium 1 4 Yes No
Sixth Horizon class Fast Far Scout S 200 14 Vargr Extents 6 4 Yes
Stellar class Liner M 600 14 Third Imperium 1 3 No
Susa class Cargo Carrier R 1,000 12 Third Imperium 1 3 No Yes
TC3 Perx class Scout S 300 11 Trooles Confederation 2 2 Yes
Trojan Reaches Type A3 class Trader AF 300 12 Trojan Reaches 2 2 No
Type Aj class Free Trader AF 200 11 Third Imperium 1 1 Yes No
Type AT class Freighter R 3,000 13 Third Imperium 1 4 Yes Yes
Type CT class Cargo Carrier AK 1,000 12 Third Imperium 1 3 Yes Yes
Type HR class Trader AF 400 11 Hive Federation 1 2 Yes Yes
Type R2 class Subsidized Merchant AK 500 11 Third Imperium 2 2 No
Type RAX class Protected Merchant R 500 11 Third Imperium 1 1 Yes No
Type RL class Subsidized Merchant AK 600 9 Third Imperium 1 1 No
Type RL2 class Subsidized Merchant AK 600 11 Third Imperium 2 2 No
Type RT class Longliner M 1,000 13 Third Imperium 1 4 Yes Yes
Type TC(S) class Free Trader R 200 15 Third Imperium 1 1 No


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