Lightning class Frontier Merchant

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Lightning class Frontier Merchant
Terran Confederation Logo Small.gif
Historical vessel.
Type: RL Subsidized Merchant
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see Liner
Architect TBD
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo Tons
Cost MCr
Crew
Enlisted TBD
Officers TBD
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC TBD
Jump J-X
Maneuver X G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model Model/TBD
Origin Terran Confederation
Passengers High/Med Low
QSP TBD
Reference TBD
Size X Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–X
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Lightning class Frontier Merchant is a mercantile starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

No information yet available.

  • Interstellar wars
  • Cutty Sark
  • 400 ton
  • Type R

Image Repository[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 xTBD crew.
3. Performance / Engineering Propulsion:
4. Main Section / Electronics Model/TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
8. Craft / Subcraft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks No information yet available.
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Some of the best known and most widely produced versions of this ship include:
Civilian Ship - Merchant Vessel - Subsidized Merchant:

  1. Type RL class Light Liner AKA Light Liner
    1. Athelstan class Merchant
    2. Lightning class Frontier Merchant
    3. Prosperity class Freighter
    4. Zoe Barrett class Trader

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.