Congo class Cargo Barge

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Congo class Cargo Barge
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Common Imperial design
Type: WBC Cargo Barge
Category [[ACS]]
Size 50 Tons
Hull Configuration Cone Hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–9
Computer none
Jump J-0
Maneuver 1 G
Hardpoints 1
Staterooms 0
Crew 1 pilot
    Enlisted 1
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 30 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Third Imperium
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr12.025 (base)
MCr9.62 (quantity)
Architect fee Ronald B. Kline, Jr., Adie Alegoric Stewart
Quick Ship Profile Q-5S11
Blueprint Yes.
Illustration No
Also see Smallcraft
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Congo class Cargo Barge is a spaceship, smallcraft, and a barge.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A Congo class is a streamlined conical structure. Fitted for cargo and with couches for eight short duration passengers.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A Congo class Cargo Barge in side view.
    J-0 50dT Congo class Barge.jpg

General Description[edit]

The Congo class is a streamlined cone with a mean radius of 4.5 meters and a length of around 32 meters, giving it a total enclosed volume of approximately 1,350 cubic meters. A small enclosed compartment containing the bridge, x8 passenger acceleration couches and a stateroom is located forward, while the machinery and fuel tanks are located aft. The rest of the vessel is given over to cargo space: there is a loading ramp in the bow and large side hatches.

J-0 50dT Congo class Barge Plan.jpg
A basic deck plan of the vessel indicating the general layout and positioning of major elements.

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
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 50 tons.
2. Crew x1 Pilot.
3. Performance 1-G.
4. Electronics There is no ship's computer only a standard small craft bridge. A computer must be installed before weapons can be mounted.
5. Hardpoints x1 hardpoint.
6. Armament None typically mounted.
7. Defenses None.
8. Craft None.
9. Fuel Treatment Integral Scoops.
10. Cost MCr12.025 and 9.62 in quantity.
11. Construction Time 1 month.
12. Comments There is a small stateroom to provide the crew with extended life support.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It is a light interface vessel for moving cargo and eight passengers from orbit to the surface and back.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Smallcraft - Barge:

  1. Type WB class Cargo Barge
    1. Congo class Cargo Barge

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