Norland class Fleet Tender
|Norland class Fleet Tender|
|Type: VTF Fleet Tender|
|Also see||Subcraft Carrier - Tender|
|Architect||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Canon||No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.|
|EOS||Still in active service.|
|Hull||Irregular Structure Hull|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|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 Norland class Fleet Tender is built for the Langemarck Royal Navy, the space arm of the military forces of the Langemarck Coalition in Vanguard Reaches Sector. The design trades off a longer range against decreased agility. Norlands are capable craft that form an important part of the Coalition's defenses.
No information yet available.
General Description & Deck Plans
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 / Hull||The Norland class is constructed using an 80,000 Ton hull built in a Dispersed Structure configuration. The hull is unstreamlined and cannot operate in anything denser than Trace atmospheres without risking catastrophic structural failure.
|2.||Crew||x1,260 personnel, including 500 Marines.
|3.||Performance||The vessel mounts a Jump-4 drive, a Maneuver-2 drive, and a Power Plant-4, giving performance of Jump-4 and 2-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 2. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for one Jump-4 and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration.
|4.||Electronics||Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/7 fib ship computer: no backup computer is installed.
|6.||Armament||The normal weapons fit-out for an Norland class is:|
|7.||Defenses||The hull is unarmored.|
The Fighters attach to dedicated docking points located on the hull.
The Bigcraft attach to dedicated docking points located on the hull.
There are 50 Drop Capsule tubes and their associated loading equipment.
|9.||Fuel Treatment||The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 35,200 Tons.
|10.||Cost||The basic cost of the vessel is MCr44,822.228
|11.||Construction Time||201 weeks (46 months) as standard.
|12.||Comments||Standard cargo capacity amounts to 2,070 Tons.
Norland class Fleet Tenders are built for the Langemarck Royal Navy. Their primary function is to deploy, resupply and recover Frundsberg and Jugendworld class System Defense Boats. They carry four full squadrons of Gruenor Spike class Light Interceptors as well as a full battalion of Marines drawn from the Langemarck Fusilier Regiments. In addition to the supplies and munitions they carry, their spacious cargo holds are used to transport heavy equipment and vehicles for the Marines.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.
Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type VTF class Fleet Tender
- As'ah class Fleet Tender
- Aster class Fleet Tender
- Euphrates Rio class Fleet Tender
- Jesel class Fleet Tender
- Last Armada class Fleet Tender
- League class Fleet Tender
- Norland class Fleet Tender
- Plavis class Fleet Tender
- Saeda class Fleet Tender
- Starbelt class Fleet Tender
- Stormbringer class Fleet Tender
- Uthgvoe class Fleet Tender
- Yedidah class Fleet Tender
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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), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- 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