Salamander class Far Trader

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Salamander class Far Trader
Salamander-class-THUMBNAIL-D20 30-May-2019b.jpg
The bridge of a Salamander-class, an old warhorse of a Free Trader.
Type: A2 Far Trader
Category [[ACS]]
Size 200 Tons
Hull Configuration Wedge Hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
Computer Model/1 bis
Jump J-2
Maneuver 2 G
Hardpoints 2
Staterooms 0
Crew 4
    Officers 2
    Enlisted 2
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 64.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Third Imperium
Architect Michael Taylor
Year Operational Unknown
End of Service Still in active duty.
Cost MCr68.138
Quick Ship Profile A2-BS22
Blueprint Yes
Illustration Yes
Also see Far Trader
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference The Forgotten War TBD.
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Salamander class Far Trader is a mercantile starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It is a typical Far Trader plying the space lanes of the rimward areas of the Spinward Marches for decades. They are built in Glisten shipyards and have often been commandeered by the Imperial Navy as auxiliaries. While it wasn't originally equipped with ship armament, but many were up-graded in Imperial Navy service with two triple missile turrets and a 2.0 ton Armored Magazine holding forty missiles. There is no spare EP to fit any lasers. The ship's locker is roomy and can be stocked with considerable amounts of equipment.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A Salamander-class coming into a starport to trade.
    Salamander-class-Far-Trader-D20 30-May-2019a.jpg

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

  1. Deck Plans and Schematics for the Salamander-class.
    Salamander-class-Deck-Plans-D20-FFE 30-May-2019a.jpg

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 200 tons. Streamlined Wedge Hull.
2. Crew x4 crew.
3. Performance / Engineering Propulsion:
4. Main Section / Electronics Model/1 bis ship computer.
5. Hardpoints x2 hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • None. No regular armament allocation.
  • Many were later retrofitted with triple missile turrets.
7. Defenses No standard defensive equipment layout.
  • Some models were later retrofitted with electronic warfare suites.
8. Craft / Subcraft x1 Air/Raft
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops
10. Cost MCr68.138
11. Construction Time 14 months to build, 11 months in quantity.
12. Remarks Standard cargo capacity amounts to 64.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

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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