Codori Prime class Luxury Liner
|Codori Prime class |
Distant Fringe vessel.
|Type: RPL Luxury Liner|
|Hull Configuration||Close Structure Hull|
|Streamlining||Partially Streamlined Hull|
|Fuel tank||0 Tons|
|Architect||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|End of Service||Still in active service.|
|Quick Ship Profile||R-HB22|
|Canon||Published, fan design|
|Reference||Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
- 1 Description (Specifications)
- 2 History & Background (Dossier)
- 3 References & Contributors (Sources)
The Codori Prime class is an extremely well appointed design of small luxury passenger liner, with some limited ability to conduct cargo service. Corporate executives and their Fives friends often use these vessels for excursions and business trips, effectively turning them into private Yachts for the duration of the charter. Examples of the Codori Prime class are occasionally encountered along Star Lanes within the Distant Fringe region, often travelling in the company of commercial escort vessels of a paramilitary nature.
- The vessel is a TL-11 design.
- A side view of a Codori Prime class Luxury Liner.
The Codori Prime class Liner is a two part hull, with the aft section consisting of a streamlined disk with a diameter of around 35 meters and a forward flattened wedge-shaped section with a length of approximately 15 meters, joined by a 5 meter neck. Some elements of the hull are narrower and some are wider, giving the vessel a total enclosed volume of approximately 10,800 cubic meters.
Fuel Tanks occupy the central and rear sections of the ship. The cargo hold includes the cryogenic (low berth) section. Working sections of the vessel such as the machine shop, the galley and general crew quarters are located aft. Senior officers are accommodated forward, close to the bridge, while stewards have rooms close to passenger cabins. Middle passage accommodations are found in the less desirable midsection of the vessel while first class cabins are located on the outer edges of the disk and have windows.
Basic Ship Characteristics
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. 
|Basic Ship Characteristics |
|1.||Tonnage / Hull||The Codori Prime class Luxury Liner is constructed using an 800 dTon hull built in a close structure configuration. The hull is partially streamlined and has limited airfoil surfaces, giving a slightly improved atmospheric performance that is fundamentally reliant on its gravitic systems.|
|2.||Crew||Total Crew Complement: x20
x3 Command, x4 Engineering, x3 Gunnery, and x3 Service Crew, of which 2 double up as flight crew for the vessel's intrinsic subcraft as required. In addition, the vessel carries x6 Stewards and x1 Medic.
There are 22 Low Berths, tended by the ship's Medical Officer and properly trained stewards.
|3.||Performance||The vessel mounts a DeVoss-type Jump-2 drive, a Maneuver-2 drive and a Power Plant-2, giving performance of jump-2, 2-G acceleration and producing 16 Energy Points. The ship has an agility rating of 0 and an emergency agility of 2. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for one Jump-2 and one consecutive Jump-1 and gives the power plant 6 weeks duration.
|4.||Electronics||Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/5fib Computer: no backup computer is installed.|
|6.||Armament||The normal weapons fit-out for a Codori Prime class is:|
|7.||Defenses||The hull is plated, braced and structurally reinforced, with an armor rating of 1.
The vessel is not fitted with screens or other passive defensive systems.
|9.||Fuel Treatment||The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 256 dTons.|
|10.||Cost||The basic cost of the vessel, complete with its complement of subcraft, is MCr473.694.|
|11.||Construction Time||112 weeks (28 months) as standard.
|12.||Comments||Standard cargo capacity amounts to 90 dTons.|
The Codori Prime class is classified as a Luxury Liner and is known for the sumptuousness of its internal fittings. These are bespoke and unique, created by celebrated designers, made to the very highest quality by skilled craftsmen and manufactured from rare and exotic materials. Crew members are specially chosen for their skills and winning personalities and always include a qualified doctor and a gourmet chef.
The hull shares many design features and structural elements with the slightly smaller Palatine class Merchant Trader. While the Palatine is aerodynamic and sleek, the Codori has enough additional nacelles, protrusions, and bulky structure to affect its aerodynamic performance and qualify it as a Close Structure configuration.
The Codori Prime class is broadly representative of vessels of its type. It offers good protection against a range of potential threats: it is equipped with eight military grade triple turrets with full fire control.
Distant Fringe Vessels
The Distant Fringe is said to be a far spinward-rimward area inhabited by colonists and refugees originating on Terra. The region is extremely isolated, separated from the rest of Charted Space by vast, almost uncrossable rifts that were once broached by a system of calibration Points and the use of tankers. Those few academics within Charted Space who have found references to the Distant Fringe regard it as little more than a tall tale. Likewise, many of the inhabitants of the Distant Fringe believe the existence of Charted Space to be mythical.
Vessels originating within the Distant Fringe are very rarely encountered outside of the region. However, misjumps do occur and anomalies with bizarre spacetime and Jumpspace effects exist: as such, craft of this type are not entirely unknown within Charted Space.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
A number of companies manufacture ships equivalent to the Codori Prime class. They vary in hull shape and internal layout but all share the same basic design and all have very similar capabilities and performance characteristics.
- Each variant class is named by the company that produces it: these organizations generally draw on traditional naming protocols. It is not uncommon for a historical class name to be reused.
- Individual vessels within a class are issued specific serial numbers and transponder codes but traditionally are named by their first crew, though from a list of approved options. This is considered a serious affair and a ship with a frivolous name is considered "unlucky".
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type RPL class Luxury Liner AKA Luxury Liner
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