Eakhau class Merchant

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Eakhau class Trader
Eakhau-CT-THUMB-Mike-Jackson-TI-02-pg-18 16-Oct-2019c.jpg
Type: A Trader
Category ACS
Size 400 Tons
Hull Configuration Streamlined Hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
Computer Model/2
Jump J-2
Maneuver 1 G
Fuel Treatment SP
Hardpoints 4
Offensive n/a
Defensive n/a
Staterooms 13
Low Berths 16
Crew 5
High/Mid Passengers 8
Low Passengers 16
Cargo 164 Tons
Fuel tank 84 Tons
Carried craft None
Origin Aslan Hierate
Year Operational Unknown
Cost MCr104 - 124
Architect fee J. Andrew Keith, Marc Miller, John Harshman
Quick Ship Profile A-DS12
Universal Ship Profile RT-4221221-000000-00000-0
Blueprint No
Also see Trader
Canon Published, canon design
Era 1105
Reference Aslan 32.
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard and Traveller5.

The Eakhau class Merchant is an aslan starship.


Using a 400-ton streamlined hull, the Eakhau class Trader is a basic interstellar merchant ship, carrying a mix of cargo and passengers. It is equipped with drives giving performance of Jump-2 and 1G acceleration. Fuel tankage supports the power plant and one jump-2. On the bridge is a computer Model/2. There are 13 staterooms and 16 low berths. There are no weapons mounted. There are no ship's vehicles. Cargo capacity is 164 tons. The ship has fuel scoops for gas giant refueling.

The trader requires a crew of five: pilot, astrogator, two engineers, and purser/steward. A medic and gunners are sometimes carried. It can carry up to eight high passengers and 16 low passengers.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. An Eakhau class Merchant on route to destination with a crew of crafty Aslan females.
    Eakhau-CT-RESIZE-Mike-Jackson-TI-02-pg-18 16-Oct-2019b.jpg
  2. Eakhau class Merchants are beautiful streamlined and sometimes attract attention at a downport.
    Eakhau-CT-2-Mike-Jackon-TI-02-pg-18 16-Oct-2019d.jpg

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 craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 400 tons. The ship is streamlined.
2. Crew x5 crew. The trader requires a crew of five: pilot, navigator, two engineers, and purser. A steward, medic. and up to four gunners are sometimes carried.
3. Performance Fuel tankage of 100 tons support the power plant and one Jump-2.
4. Electronics Adjacent to the bridge is a computer Model/2.
5. Hardpoints There are four hardpoints and four tons set aside for fire control.
6. Armament No weapons are mounted.
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones None
9. Fuel Treatment Fueling Equipment:
10. Cost MCr124.26
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Aslan Trader is a very common ship, intended as an interstellar merchant. It is capable of carrying both passengers and cargo, and this coupled with its Jump-2 drives and four hardpoints make it a highly versatile ship. The EAKHAU class Trader is a standard design, available throughout Aslan space, and thus includes a price discount of 10%. [3]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: Eakhau means day, in Trokh a period of time involving one revolution of a planet on its axis.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Ship - Merchant Vessel - Subsidized Merchant - Merchant Liner:

  1. Type RT class Trade Liner AKA Trade Liner
    1. Eakhau class Merchant
    2. Gold of Zurrian class Long Liner
    3. Margaret class Longliner
    4. Petty class Subsidized Merchant
    5. Pride of Vland class Long Liner
    6. Queen class Modular Subsidized Merchant
    7. Shianjo class Liner
    8. Stubbie class Subsidized Merchant
    9. Tukera class Longliner
    10. Type RT class Longliner
    11. Virtue class Light Freighter

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