Elysium class Passenger Barge

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Elysium class Passenger Barge
Distant Fringe Logo.gif
Distant Fringe vessel.
Type: WBP Passenger Barge
Agility 2
Also see Spaceplane
Architect MCr5.614
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon design.
Cargo 80 Tons
Cost MCr561.379 (base)
MCr449.104 (qty)
Crew 34
Enlisted 27
Officers 7
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 10
Hull Cone Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC Unknown
Jump J-0
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/3
Origin Distant Fringe
Passengers 640 High/Med
20 Low
QSP WB-KA30
Reference Fan: Maksim-Smelchak
Size 1,000 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Airframe Hull
Tech Level TL–9
USP WB–A203332–040000–40003-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Elysium class Passenger Barge is a non-FTL mercantile spaceship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Elysium class Passenger Barge (Type WB class Barge).

  1. Using a 1,000-ton streamlined cone hull, the Elysium-class is a Passenger Barge. It mounts a maneuver drive-3, power plant-#, and no jump drive, giving a performance of Jump-0 and 3-G acceleration. Fuel tankage for #.0 tons supports the power plant and no Jumps. Adjacent to the bridge is a ship computer Model/3. There are 640 staterooms and 20 low berths.
  2. The ship has 10 hard points and 0.0 tons allocated to fire control. Installed on the hard points are no standard turrets or armament.
  3. There are # ship's vehicles: TBD. Cargo capacity is 80.0 tons. The hull is streamlined. There are 3.0 tons of waste space. Special features included are minimal except in deluxe models.
  4. The ship requires a crew of 34. The ship can carry 640 passengers and 20 low berth passengers. The ship costs MCr561.379 (...including discounts and fees). It takes # months to build and takes # months if built in quantity.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. An Elysium class Passenger Barge in side view.
    J-0 1000dT Passenger Barge.jpg
  2. A J-2 High Liner class Bulk Freighter transporting a pair of Elysium class Passenger Barges.
    J2 5000dT High Liner Barges.jpg

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

The Elysium-class was the answer to intrasystem transport, customizable with a variety of amenity, seating, and entertainment options.

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 1,000 tons. Streamlined Cone Hull.
2. Crew 34 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-0 NAFAL
  • 3-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model/3 ship computer.
5. Hardpoints x10 hardpoints.
6. Armament None
7. Defenses None
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments Cargo Hold:
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 80.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It's a passenger version of the Bluestone class Cargo Barge.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Merchant Vessel - Barge:

  1. Type WB class Barge
    1. Elysium class Passenger Barge

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

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