Interstellar Lifesaver class Lifeboat

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Interstellar Lifesaver class Lifeboat
Terran Confederation Logo Small.gif
TBD
Type: UE Life Boat
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see
Architect TBD
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 1.0 Tons
Cost MCr8.2
Crew 2
Enlisted TBD
Officers TBD
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era Interstellar Wars
Hardpoints 1
Hull TBD
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-0
Maneuver 1.5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model TBD
Origin Terran Confederation
Passengers 0 High/Med 24 Low
QSP TBD
Reference TBD
Size 10 Tons
Size-cat Smallcraft
Streamlining TBD
Tech Level TL–X
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Interstellar Lifesaver class Lifeboat is a non-combatant smallcraft.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Lifeboat (ISW Period) is one of many production variants exist in both Imperial and Terran vessels. This design was generally for smaller ships; larger ships often had especially designed lifeboats.

  • Interstellar Lifesaver class Lifeboat
  • It is not equipped with more than very basic internal life support.

Normal capacity is 22 low berths, the last 2 berths reserved for the crew. When in use, the lifeboat generally had low power usage, a distress beacon and minimal power allocated to the low berths and computer. When the 2 days of internally stored air was exhausted, the crew would take the last 2 low berths.

With no air lock, the lifeboat cannot take on more passengers in space or in hostile atmospheres unless everyone is in protective gear (a usual precaution on commercial ships is to have passengers wear Vacc suits during high stress maneuvers).

Image Repository[edit]

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

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull 0-99 tons.
2. Crew x1 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-0 NAFAL
  • 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 None
9. Fuel Treatment None
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Ship - Smallcraft - Life Boat:

  1. Type UE class Life Boat
    1. Deliverance class Lifeboat
    2. Interstellar Lifesaver class Lifeboat
    3. KSbA Model A-23 class Lifeboat
    4. Longevity class Lifeboat
    5. Marrel Veckor class Lifeboat
    6. Model 292 class Life Boat
    7. Reliant class Lifeboat
    8. Reprieve class Escape Pod
    9. SK-3 class Lifeboat

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.