Militant Pilgrim class Combat Transport

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Militant Pilgrim class Combat Transport
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Type: IL Combat Transport
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 50.0 Tons
Cost MCr7,593.038 (base)
Mcr6,074.43 (qty)
Crew 587
Enlisted 517
Officers 70
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era {{{era}}}
Hardpoints 100
Hull [[{{{hull}}}]]
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-3
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Pukushik/Tenjada Holy Cooperative
Marines 491
Model No information yet available.
Origin Tenjada Moralitate
Passengers 0 High/Med 294 low watch Low
QSP {{{QSP}}}
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 10,000 Tons
Size-cat BCS
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–12
USP IL-K4333F3-391106-88809-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Militant Pilgrim class Combat Transport is a Civilian Ship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Militant Pilgrim class Combat Transport is a militarized version of the Refugee Pilgrim class Transport class Transport is used by the Tenjada Moralitate Holy Merchant Marine, which comprises the spacefaring commercial interests of Tenjada Moralitate-registered ships and their crews. Examples of the class can be encountered throughout the coreward parts of Mavuzog Sectors. The vessel has a partially streamlined, close structure hull. It is fitted with fuel scoops and a fuel purification plant allowing it to perform wilderness refueling.

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) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage The Militant Pilgrim class Combat Transport is a modified Refugee Pilgrim class Transport constructed using a 10,000 Ton hull built in a close structure configuration. The hull is partially streamlined allowing gas giant refueling, that is further enhanced by its onboard gravitic systems.
  • The vessel has ten airlocks. The cargo hold is accessed by a large lateral doors that also serves to anchor docking clamps for service vehicles.
2. Crew x587 personnel.
  • x11 command, x24 engineering, x26 gunnery, x15 flight, x20 services, and 491 holy marines.


  • There are 296.5 Staterooms.
    • All Staterooms are given over to the crew. All crew quarters are double occupancy.
  • There are 294 Low Berths for a complete low watch or for additional troops. They are tended by the ship's doctor and their medical staff.

Accessible areas of the hull are fitted with grav plates and inertial compensators and have full life support and environmental systems.

  • There are internal monitoring and security systems throughout the vessel. Individual sections of the hull can be sealed off.
  • There are multiple emergency lockers.
3. Performance The vessel mounts a Jump-3 drive, a Maneuver-3 drive, and an upgraded fusion Power Plant-4, giving performance of Jump-3 and 3-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 2 and an emergency agility of 2. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for a single Jump-3 and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration. It is fitted with drop tanks, should extended range operations be required.
  • The engineering section has a main control room.
  • The jump drive utilizes a lanthanum hull grid.
  • The jump drive is fitted with a jump governor.
4. Electronics Adjacent to the bridge are a pair of Model/6 fib computers: one is used as a backup computer in the event of battle damage.
  • There are multiple workstations and control points throughout the vessel.
  • The vessel is fitted with communications equipment, a basic sensor array, and has an avionics suite. They have system range laser, microwave and radio communication arrays.
  • It has an automatic holy transponder unit that interrogates other systems within range at all times, exchanging scriptural passages to authenticate and update all systems with the latest patch levels.
5. Hardpoints x100 hardpoints.
  • The listed weapons systems are typical for the class.
6. Armament Militant Pilgrim class Combat Transports are retro-fitted with weapon systems while working in naval service.
  • There are ten triple beam laser turrets firing as a single factor 8 battery
  • There are ten dual fusion gun turrets firing as a single factor 8 battery
  • There is a factor 8 x 100 ton particle accelerator bay
  • There are five, factor 9 x 100ton missile bays
7. Defenses The factor 3 armored hull, .
  • The vessel is fitted with factor 1 nuclear dampers and factor 1 meson screens screens, the redundant set serves as a back up in the event of battle damage.
  • There is a factor 6 repulsor bay
  • There are ten triple sand caster turrets firing as a single factor 9 battery
8. Craft The vessel carries five 55 dton Utility Boat subcraft for interface, passenger and cargo transfer duties. They carry a company of ten 5 dton Grav APCs for the holy marines.
9. Fuel Treatment The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 3,300 Tons. They are delivered with a new set of optional jump 3 drop tanks, which can be fitted as needed.
  • The hull is fitted with fuel scoops.
  • The vessel is equipped with a fuel purification plant that can refine all onboard fuel in 8 hours: the plant is operated and maintained by the engineering crew.
10. Cost The basic cost of the vessel is MCr7,593.038 (base)
Mcr6,074.43 (qty)
  • Architects Fee: MCr75.93
11. Construction Time 160 weeks as standard, 128 weeks in bulk.
  • Build times can be reduced by mass production and the efficiencies such processes generate, by increased financing, and by allotting additional yard resources and facilities to the construction contract.
12. Comments Standard cargo capacity amounts to 50 Tons.
  • The cargo hold can be sealed and has independent life support and environmental systems.
  • Sections of the hold may be isolated if desired and can be provided with specialized environmental conditions, typically refrigeration.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Militant Pilgrim class Combat Transport class is used by the Tenjada Moralitate's Tenjada Naval Forces (TNF). There ten of these converted transports in each of the three squadrons. The military versions are almost impossible to differentiate from the civilian ones. This puts civilian vessels at risk in combat zones and allows the military versions to serve as Q-ships. The basic and reliable vessel has sacrificed its spacious hold, for a larger power plant. Vast missile bays are fitted to the cargo holds. And marines are berthed in every available compartment from bulkhead to bulkhead. They deliver a reinforced marine battalion to the battlefield and are equipped with 50 capsule launchers, and store 419 assault capsules. The company of Grav APCs are used to establish secure beach heads, and landing zones.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.