Purcell class Express Boat Tender

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Purcell class Express Boat Tender
Xboat-Tender-Keith-Supp7 Pg11-15 13-Jan-2019a.jpg
A typical Purcell class Express Boat Tender, one of the prototypical Express Boat Tenders.
Type: XT Tender
Category [[ACS]]
Size 1,000 Tons
Hull Configuration [[Cylinder Hull]]
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–10
Computer Model/3
Jump J-1
Maneuver 1 G
Hardpoints 10
Staterooms 0
Crew 6
    Officers 3
    Enlisted 3
    Marines 3
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 60.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Third Imperium
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr274.77
Quick Ship Profile XT-KU11
Blueprint Yes
Illustration Yes
Also see Tender
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Traders and Gunboats 11-15.
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Purcell class Express Boat Tender is a auxiliary starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

No information yet available.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A typical Purcell class Express Boat Tender, one of the prototypical Express Boat Tenders.
    Xboat-Tender-Keith-Supp7 Pg11-15 13-Jan-2019a.jpg

General Description & Deck Plans[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 1,000 tons.
  • Tonnage: 1,000 tons. 14000 cubic meters. [3]
  • Dimensions: 60m long. 30m wide. 12m high. [4]
2. Crew x6 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-1
  • 1-G acceleration
  • Power Plant: Standard
  • Undeclared-EPs
  • Agility: Low
  • Performance: 1-G. Jump-1. Standard power. [6]
4. Electronics Model/3 computer.
5. Hardpoints x10 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • The armament of an express boat tender varies - nearly any type of gun may be placed in the ship's turrets. The turret arrangement, however, is a constant. One pop turret is mounted aft, and can conceal itself in the deck when necessary; two turrets forward are mounted on tracks, and can he moved to whatever part of the ship need protection. [7]|-
7. Defenses Typically, no defenses are equipped.
8. Craft Four express boats or two scout/couriers.
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel skimming and purification.
10. Cost The express boat tender costs MCr274.77 to construct, assuming no architect's fees (the design is standard and any costs have been amortized by the government) and a 10% discount for production in volume. Weapons costs have not been included in this price. [8]
11. Construction Time 20 months to build, 16 months in quantity.
12. Comments Standard cargo capacity amounts to 60.0 tons.
  • Special Features: Unstreamlined. Heavy duty communications banks. Fuel and maintenance facilities for xboats. [9]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

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Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Communication Vessel - Express Boat:

Paramilitary Ship - Tender:

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