Hero class Far Trader

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Hero class Far Trader
Type: AF Far Trader
Category ACS
Size 200 Tons
Hull Configuration Close Structure Hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
Computer Model/2
Jump J-2
Maneuver 1.5 G
Hardpoints 2
Staterooms 10
Low Berths 7
Crew 8
    Officers 5
    Enlisted 3
High/Mid Passengers 5
Low Passengers 14
Cargo 87.5 Tons
Fuel tank 40 Tons
Origin Ziru Sirka
Cost MCr68
Blueprint yes
Illustration yes
Canon Published, canon design
Designer Loren Wiseman
Design System Interstellar Wars
Era IW

The Hero class Far Trader is a civilian Far Trader.

It is a venerated ship of a past age and is rarely seen in contemporary Charted Space in its original form. However, upgraded successor models are still very common, even a few ancient hulls that have been heavily modified over the centuries and kept up to date.


It is a 200dton Private Merchant. Originally a Sharurshid (Anglic: Sharurshid) built ship, it was designed to meet the trade needs of worlds not part of the Ziru Sirka (Anglic: Ziru Sirka) trade route system.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A top down schematic of a Beowulf with a typical shuttle.
    Free-Trader-T5-Core-Rules-Pg-358 25-July-2018a.jpg

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

  1. Deck Plans for this vessel.
    Hero class deckplans.png

History & Background[edit]

Cheap and easy to manufacture, many of this class of ships where captured during the wars. Ziru Sirka (Anglic: Ziru Sirka) negotiators generally did not demand their return. Sold cheaply to Terran bidders at scrapyard prices, they were converted into independent trading and exploration vessels.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Ziru Sirka (Anglic: Ziru Sirka) generally did not name ships of the class, only registry numbers. The name disigshur (Anglic: disigshur) is a form of Vilani sandwich, which Terran translation software translated as Hero. The Terran Confederation Navy designation was "Type A"

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

54 Representative unknown (AF) Classes[edit]

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Type AF unknown


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Terran Confederation This ship was designed using GURPS Traveller: Interstellar Wars ship design rules.
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