Guanxou class Light Cruiser

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Guanxou class Light Cruiser
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A heavily armed light cruiser
Type: CL Light Cruiser
Agility 2
Also see Cruiser
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 20 Tons
Cost MCr24,223.881
Crew 212
Enlisted 184
Officers 28
EOS No longer in active service.
Era from -2408 to -2219
Hardpoints 180
Hull Flattened Sphere Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-2
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 43
Model Model/5fib
Origin Terran Confederation
Passengers 0 High/Med 106 low watch Low
QSP CL-0AS22
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 18,000 Tons
Size-cat BCS
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
USP CL-K6225E3-390004-867A8-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Guanxou class Light Cruiser is a light warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Guanxou class Light Cruisers
It is a vessel with 2-G and J-2 performance with a streamlined flattened sphere, saucer configuration hull. They were capable of wilderness ocean refueling operations.

  • It carries heavy armament and a defensive suite. Lightly armored with a braced and reinforced hull. Designed as a test bed for meson spinal mounted weapons this saucer was derived from earlier Chinese fleet designs from among the fleets that unified to form the Terran Confederation Navy. Ships of the Vilani Ziru Sirka were not typically equipped with meson screens at the time.
  • It ordinarily carried 2 x 30T Ship's Boats subcraft and 2 x 4T Air Raft, 1 x 6T Speeder ship's vehicles, and drones only when needed. They carried a reinforced marine platoon with 40 assault capsules.
  • It has a 212 sophont crew and 43 marines. They had 109 double occupancy staterooms for 212 crew which include: 11 command, 42 engineering, 74 gunnery, 6 flight, 36 service and 43 marines.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

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 18,000 tons.
2. Crew 212 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-2
  • 2-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-5
  • 900-EPs
  • Agility-1
4. Electronics Model/5 fib ship computer.
5. Hardpoints x180 hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones 2 x 4T Air Raft, 2 x 30T Ship's Boat, 1 x 6T Speeder
9. Fuel Treatment Fueling Equipment:
10. Cost MCr21,357.63.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

They served with the Terran Confederation Navy during the period of the Interstellar Wars.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Ship - Warship - Light Cruiser:

  1. Type CL class Light Cruiser
    1. Amazone class Light Cruiser
    2. Atsah class Light Cruiser
    3. Basilos class Pocket Cruiser
    4. Blue Ridge class Command Cruiser
    5. Blunt Force class Light Cruiser
    6. Death's Head class Light Cruiser
    7. Delightful class Light Cruiser
    8. Dimin class Pocket Cruiser
    9. Foghoks class Heavy Cruiser
    10. Grinder class Light Cruiser
    11. Griswold class Light Cruiser
    12. Guanxou class Light Cruiser
    13. Gvergh class Cruiser
    14. Holy Avenger class Pursuit Cruiser
    15. Hughes class Light Cruiser
    16. Ikired*Ni class Medium Cruiser
    17. Imporis class Light Cruiser
    18. Intrepid class Cruiser
    19. Iroieah class Light Cruiser
    20. K'shek class Light Cruiser
    21. Ka'sch class Battle Cruiser
    22. Khiirshag class Light Cruiser
    23. Kilbride class Light Frigate
    24. Lenat class Light Cruiser
    25. Lon Mardos class Light Cruiser
    26. Montrose class Light Frigate
    27. Oumuamua class Light Cruiser
    28. Plizhdrint class Light Cruiser
    29. Pteron class Battle Cruiser
    30. Pugnacious class Battle Cruiser
    31. Resadiye class Light Cruiser
    32. Riavl class Light Cruiser
    33. Sabre class Light Cruiser
    34. Salazar class Light Cruiser
    35. Sanoet class Light Cruiser
    36. Sarmonocci class Light Cruiser
    37. SH20K class Light Cruiser
    38. Shizhdr class Light Cruiser
    39. Swooping Victory class Defense Cruiser
    40. Tacoolu class Light Cruiser
    41. Terminus class Light Cruiser
    42. Terrible class Light Cruiser
    43. Ticonderoga class Light Cruiser
    44. Trundi Fringe class Light Cruiser
    45. Type C31 class Cruiser
    46. Valeria class Light Cruiser
    47. Vlezdre' class Light Cruiser
    48. Vosh class Security Cruiser
    49. Warhound class Light Cruiser
    50. Weakhto class Cruiser
    51. Winston class Light Cruiser
    52. Zhdavldlits class Light Cruiser
    53. Zydar class Light Cruiser

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.