Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser

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Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser
Type: AH Merchant Cruiser
Agility TBD
Also see Cargo Liner
Architect TBD
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 70.0 Tons
Cost MCr1,452
Crew 31
Enlisted TBD
Officers TBD
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 10
Hull Wedge Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-3
Maneuver 4 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model Model/TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
Reference TBD
Size 1,800 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–13
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser is a mercantile starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The vessels are semi-streamlined, allowing skimming refuelling manoeuvres as well as landings in types 0 and 1 atmospheres. Atmospheric landings are otherwise impossible, hence the large complement of ship's boats.

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 1,800 tons
2. Crew 31
3. Performance Propulsion:
4. Main Section / Electronics Model/TBD fib ship computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCr1,452
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Bilstein has made the design available for general sale, and fifteen have been completed (of which three have been lost), four building, and two on order. All vessels built by Bilstein Yards, Glisten.

Selected Ship Registry & Histories[edit]

Most vessels of this successful class remain in service in and about the Spinward Marches Sector. However, three have so far been lost to various causes:

  1. Amuar (MC-50247): Failed to return from a mission in Outrim, mid-1102. No known cause or survivors.
  2. Marcucci (MC-51336): Captured by corsairs 135-1095 in the Quare region of the Vilis Subsector. subsequently identified on a number of occasions in pirate service. Present fate unknown.
  3. Mar de Damas (MC-52861): Destroyed off Zaibon in the Lunion Subsector 022-1098. Mistaken by an Imperial Kokirrak class Dreadnought for the Marcucci due to a communications malfunction. Only 15 crew survived.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Merchant Vessel - Heavy Trader:

  1. Type AH class Heavy Trader
    1. Dakaar class Freighter
    2. Dakaar class Merchant Transport
    3. Leviathan class Merchant Cruiser
    4. Type TI class Merchant
    5. Type TJ class Merchant

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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