Last Armada class Fuel Shuttle
|Last Armada class Fuel Shuttle|
|Type: UF Fuel Shuttle|
|Also see||Utility Craft - Fuel Shuttle|
|Canon||No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.|
|Cost|| MCr36.225 (base)|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|Reference||Fan: Adie Alegoric Stewart|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.|
The Fuel Shuttle is a historical design produced in the Terran Confederation during the early 22nd century. Many example of the class were carried aboard the vessels of the Last Armada as they fled the Destruction of Terra at the hands of the Vilani Imperium in 2147AD. The class were sturdy and reliable and endured more than a century of hard service. They were typically used to ferry small quantities of fuel to ships.
No information yet available.
Basic Ship Characteristics
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. 
|Basic Ship Characteristics |
|1.||Tonnage|| The Fuel Shuttle is constructed using a 60 Ton hull built in a Cylinder configuration. The hull is partially streamlined, giving a relatively limited atmospheric performance that is reliant on its onboard gravitic systems.
|2.||Crew|| x1 crew.
|3.||Performance|| The vessel mounts a Maneuver-3 drive and a Power Plant-3, giving performance of 3-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 3. The internal fuel tankage gives the power plant 4 weeks duration.
|4.||Electronics|| There is a cockpit containing a pilot's acceleration couch and a Model/2 computer: no backup computer is installed.
|6.||Armament||The Fuel Shuttle is not armed.|
|7.||Defenses|| The hull is plated, structurally reinforced, and built with secure bulkheads and compartments that give it a High Guard armor rating of 2.
|8.||Craft||The vessel carries no subcraft.|
|9.||Fuel Treatment|| The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 1.8 Tons.
|10.||Cost|| The basic cost of the vessel is MCr36.225
|11.||Construction Time|| 27 weeks (6 months) as standard.
|12.||Comments||Standard cargo capacity amounts to 0.1 Tons.|
Fuel Shuttles were carried by Frontier Tankers.
Fuel Shuttles were essentially a stripped down variant of the Survey Shuttle. They were constructed in great numbers at Terran-controlled shipyards throughout the Interstellar Wars period. Large numbers were transported to the Expedition's private port facilities in the empty systems lying to rimward of Terra. Once there, their fitting out was completed and they were laid up against the Expedition's future needs.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
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Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type UF class Fuel Shuttle
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- Marc Miller, Frank Chadwick, John Harshman. High Guard (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 20-37. (Design Sequence Used)
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master Scout Emeritus Adie Alegoric Stewart of the IISS
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science