Mauler class Mercenary Cruiser

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Mauler class Mercenary Cruiser
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Type: CY Mercenary Cruiser
Category ACS
Size 1,000 Tons
Hull Configuration Close Structure Hull
Streamlining Partially Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–10
Computer 2
Jump J-1
Maneuver 1 G
Hardpoints 10
Staterooms 0
Crew 227
    Marines 159
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 80.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Third Imperium
Year Operational Unknown
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr355.331
Qty: MCr. 284.264
Architect fee Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Illustration No
Also see Type C class Mercenary Cruiser
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Mauler class Mercenary Cruiser is a light warship.

Description and Specifications[edit]

It uses a 1,000-ton close configuration hull, the partially streamlined cruiser is built for small-scale troop transport and combat operations.

Fuel tankage of 210 tons supports the power plant and provides two jumps. Adjacent to the bridge is a computer model 2. There are 113.5 staterooms, and no low berths. The ship has ten hard points and ten tons allocated to fire control. Ten triple turrets are installed. The ship mounts six triple missile turrets as one battery, two triple beam laser turrets, one dual plasma gun turret firing as two batteries, and one triple sandcaster.

The ship carries two 20 ton recovery boats, one 10 ton assault lander, eight 1 ton land mates, three 3 ton grav tanks, four 3 ton MRLS artillery sleds, one 4 ton command sled, eight 0.5 ton grav cycles, and a 2 ton utility grav van.

The cruiser crew includes: a captain/pilot, navigator, two engineers, a medic, five gunners, 58 flight and vehicle crew, and 159 marines. There are ten assault capsule launchers with ready storage for 90 more.

The ship is inexpensive for its size and takes 27 months to build.

Image Repository[edit]

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General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

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Basic Ship Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Navy and IISS Universal Ship Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown in the sidebar. 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]

History & Background[edit]

The type is built at Madagast in Zarushagar Sector. Sascha's Maulers are a typical mercenary unit carried by this class.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Paramilitary Ship - Warship - Mercenary Cruiser:

  1. Type CY class Mercenary Cruiser
    1. Aositaoh class Mercenary Cruiser
    2. Ares Dragon class Mercenary Cruiser
    3. Broadsword class Mercenary Cruiser
    4. Byrna class Mercenary Cruiser
    5. Duke Boris class Mercenary Cruiser
    6. Longsword class Mercenary Cruiser
    7. Mauler class Mercenary Cruiser
    8. Tethys class Mercenary Transport
    9. Tleiatre class Battle Leader
    10. Type C class Mercenary Cruiser

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