Hangar class Light Fleet Carrier

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Hangar class Light Fleet Carrier
Distant Fringe Logo.gif
TBD
Type: VL Light Fleet Carrier
Agility 2
Also see Subcraft Carrier
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 40.0 Tons
Cost MCr3,486.03 in quantity 2,791.224
Crew 120
Enlisted TBD
Officers TBD
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 60
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
IOC TBD
Jump J-2
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 12
Model Model/TBD
Origin Nexus Fleet Forces
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 6,000 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Hangar class Light Fleet Carrier is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

They have an unstreamlined dispersed structure hull incapable of wilderness refueling. Their maneuver drives are capable of 2G acceleration with 1 agility. They are armed with 4 heavy missile bays, a particle accelerator bay, two triple beam laser turrets, four dual fusion gun turrets and four triple sand caster turrets for defense. The crew consists of 11 command, 11 engineers, 29 gunners, 45 flight, 12 service, and 12 marines. They carry twenty-two 80 ton Nexus Onyx class Interceptors, organized into three undersized squadrons.

They mount a pair of model 6 fib computers adjacent to the bridge with redundant screens in the event of nuclear or meson beam attacks.

This class accompanies the ships of the line, but requires tanker support to refuel beyond port. They are fitted to carry jump 2 drop tanks for additional range. Their internal fuel supply includes enough fuel for a jump 2 with a jump 1 reserve.

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 TBD tons.
2. Crew TBD crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-TBD
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model/TBD fib ship computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones TBD
9. Fuel Treatment Fueling Equipment:
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Nexus Hangar Class Fleet Carriers were designed and are manufactured in the Nexus (Ha 1526) (world) system. Originally envisioned as much larger vessels, budget cuts and the maintenance burdens necessitated smaller hulls. They are part of the Nexus Fleet Forces.

Distant Fringe Vessels[edit]

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.[3]

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.[4]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Each vessel within the class is named by the government of the state that produces it. They generally draw on traditional naming protocols and it is not uncommon for a historical class name to be reused.

  • Individual vessels within the class are issued specific serial numbers and transponder codes.
  • Naming a ship is considered a serious affair and is generally accompanied by a traditional ceremony, usually pouring a local beverage over the bows of the craft. Starfarers tend to be superstitious folk and a ship with a frivolous name is considered "unlucky".

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Ship - Warship - Subcraft Carrier - Light Carrier:

  1. Type VL class Light Carrier
    1. Avenger class Escort Carrier
    2. Bullfrog class Fighter Tender
    3. Cluster class Light Fleet Carrier
    4. Collossal class Light Carrier
    5. Dauntless class Light Carrier
    6. De Gaulle class Light Carrier
    7. Fuchuan class Warship Carrier
    8. Garin class Light Carrier
    9. Heng-O class Light Carrier
    10. Hangar class Light Fleet Carrier
    11. Hybrid Zeno class Light Carrier
    12. Kosigar class Light Carrier
    13. Liaoning class Light Carrier
    14. Nova class Light Carrier
    15. Regal Ark class Light Fleet Carrier
    16. Skimkish class Light Carrier
    17. SLC8 Penetia class Light Carrier
    18. Vati class Support Carrier

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  3. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak