Nymph class Provincial Merchant

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Nymph class Provincial Merchant
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A somewhat uncommon merchant vessel which can be used as a free trader or a subsidized liner.
Type: A2 Provincial Merchant
Category ACS
Size 400 Tons
Hull Configuration Close Structure Hull
Streamlining Partially Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–9
Computer Model/4
Jump J-2
Maneuver 1 G
Hardpoints 4
Staterooms 0
Crew 7
    Officers 3
    Enlisted 4
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 175.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Third Imperium
Architect J. Andrew Keith
Year Operational Unknown
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr114.0795
Quick Ship Profile A2-DP12
Blueprint Yes
Illustration Yes
Also see Tramp Vessel / Type NP class Raider
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Letter of Marque 31-35, 64-68.
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Nymph class Provincial Merchant is a trading starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Provincial Merchant (Type RP): Using a 400-ton hull, the Nymph class Provincial Merchant is an interstellar trade vessel commonly encountered in the Reavers' Deep region. It mounts jump drive-D, maneuver drive-B, and power plant-D, giving a performance of Jump-2 and 1G acceleration. Fuel tankage for 100 tons supports the power plant and allows one Jump-2 and 1G acceleration.. Adjacent to the bridge is a ship computer Model/1 bis. There are 7 staterooms, and 26 low berths. The ship has two hardpoints and two tons allocated to fire control. Installed on the hardpoints are two triple turrets, each mounting two pulse lasers and one sandcaster. There is one ship's vehicle: A 20-ton launch. Cargo capacity is 175 tons. The hull is not streamlined.

The Nymph classes of provincial merchants require a crew of seven: pilot, navigator, medic, two engineers, and two gunners. The pilot operates the launch. No high or middle passengers are carried, but 26 low passengers may be. The ship costs MCr 114.0795 (…including architect's fee and 10% standard design discount), and takes 14 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 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 ship computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Variant: Actually, two distinct versions of the Nymph class merchant exist. In addition to the non-streamlined type above, there is a streamlined variety, identical except for the price, which is MCr 117.7155, and the ability to enter planetary atmospheres.

The Launch[edit]

THE LAUNCH: The 20-ton launch carried aboard the Nymph Class merchant is a fairly standard design. It is not armed, and devotes the entire 13 tons of excess space left after basic design to a cargo bay. It is used primarily for runs requiring cargo transfers to worlds where no local shuttles are available.

On some Wood Nymph class vessels, which do not require a ship's vehicle to maintain contact with the world's surface, the launch is eliminated, and the hangar bay used for 20 tons of additional cargo storage space. No ships are outright built like this; it is a conversion made on an individual basis by some owners or captains to increase cargo capacity.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: Deck plans of the ship are provided elsewhere. As can be seen, the Nymph class ships are similar in external appearance to the Raider, which is, indeed, modeled on their design. The raider's variable ID features permit either variant's appearance to be assumed at will.

Class Naming Practice/s: By long tradition, the non-streamlined vessels are designated the "Nymph" class, and named for demigoddesses associated with the sea and air, while those which are streamlined fall into the "Wood Nymph" class, and are named for minor deities of the forest.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Ship - Merchant Vessel - Far Trader:

  1. Type A2 class Far Trader
    1. Akkigish class Far Trader
    2. Akkigish class Subsidized Merchant
    3. April Hare class Far Trader
    4. Avian class Far Trader
    5. Empress Marava class Far Trader
    6. Fanzhienz class Far Trader
    7. Farrou class Far Trader
    8. Garu class Far Trader
    9. Gizicih class General Trader
    10. Hero class Far Trader
    11. Hnneshant class Trade Boat
    12. Hugin class Trader
    13. Independent Hauler class Far Trader
    14. Jayhawk class Far Trader
    15. Khershawn class Trader
    16. Maru class Merchant
    17. Nymph class Merchant
    18. Prince Ferren class Far Trader
    19. Princess Gunnhilde class Far Trader
    20. Salamander class Far Trader
    21. Soho class Light Freighter
    22. Stage class Far Trader
    23. Treader class Free Trader
    24. Type A2L class Far Trader
    25. Type HR class Trader
    26. Type VA class Trader
    27. Wulf class Free Trader

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