Reynolds Meyers Briggs class Heavy Merchant

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Reynolds Meyers Briggs class Heavy Merchant
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Distant Fringe vessel.
Type: TC Bulk Transport
Category BCS
Size 7,000 Tons
Hull Configuration Close Structure Hull
Streamlining Partially Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
Computer Model/4 fib
Jump J-1
Maneuver 1 G
Hardpoints 70
Staterooms 0
Crew 53
    Officers 11
    Enlisted 42
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 4,000.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Distant Fringe
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Year Operational Unknown
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr1,984.116 (base)
MCr1,587.293 (quantity)
Quick Ship Profile Not applicable
Blueprint No
Illustration No
Also see Transport
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Ron Kline Design
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Reynolds Meyers Briggs class Heavy Merchant is a commercial starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It is a vessel with 1-G and J-1 performance with a partially streamlined Close Structure Hull. It is capable of gas giant refueling. In practice this is seldom attempted with passengers embarked. Designed and built in the Ras Tennol (world) system, the Reynolds Meyers Briggs Class Heavy Merchant is a heavy merchant vessel built under license to local companies.

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 7,000 tons.
  • Designed around a 7,000 dTon partially streamlined close structure hull and is is fitted with fuel scoops and onboard fuel purification for wilderness refueling. The class is a long-range design: They carry enough internal fuel for two consecutive jump 1s and have sufficient capacity to run the power plant for 2 weeks. They are capable of 1G constant acceleration and have no agility rating.
  • Droptanks: The class is fitted with Droptanks capable of supporting an additional Jump-1 for extended range operations.
2. Crew x53 crew.
3. Performance / Engineering Propulsion:
4. Main Section / Electronics Model/4 computer.
  • The design is equipped with an efficient model model/4 computer adjacent to the bridge. The fifty-three crew members include eleven in command functions, five engineers, three gunners, lucky thirteen in the flight department, fourteen overworked in the services and seven security operators. There are 153 staterooms on multiple decks and forty low berths adjacent to the medical center. The crew and passengers enjoy uncrowded single occupancy rooms, with connected suites possible for high passengers travelling together.
5. Hardpoints x70 hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones The class carries four pinnaces for flexibility in cargo handling and refueling if needed.
9. Fuel Treatment Fueling Equipment:
10. Cost MCr1,984.116 (base)
MCr1,587.293 (quantity).
11. Construction Time 150 weeks months to build, 120 weeks in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It is a popular design used for commercial operations in the wilder, more hostile portions of the Sena Subsector of Halcyon Sector. They frequently serve as merchant transports for large cargoes.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Merchant Vessel - Freighter:

  1. Reynolds Meyers Briggs class Heavy Merchant

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