Skimkish class Light Carrier

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Skimkish class Light Carrier
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TBD
Type: VL Light Carrier
Agility X
Also see Light Carrier
Architect Timothy B. Brown
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 0.0 Tons
Cost MCr19,824.58 standard. MCr15,859.67 in quantity
Crew 328
Enlisted 206
Officers 42
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 290
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC TBD
Jump J-4
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/9 fib
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference TBD
Size 29,000 Tons
Size-cat BCS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–15
USP VL-L4426J3-190900-76747-8
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Skimkish class Light Carrier is a carrier warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Construction: The Skimkish class Light Carrier is relatively slow fighter carrier/tender characterized by a variety of heterogeneous weaponry and a large complement of Heavy Fighters. [2]

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

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. [3]

Basic Ship Characteristics [4]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull 29,000 tons (standard) or 29 ktons. 406,000 cubic meters. [5]
2. Crew x42 officers, 206 ratings. 80 pilots. [6] Total: 328 crew.
3. Performance Jump-4. 2-G. Power plant-6. 1,740-EP. Agility-2. [7]
4. Electronics Model/9 fib ship computer. [8]
5. Hardpoints x4 50-ton bays. 250 hardpoints. [9]
6. Armament Four 50-ton bay meson guns. Fifty triple missile turrets organized into five batteries. Fifty triple beam laser turrets organized into ten batteries. Fifty dual fusion gun turrets organized into twenty-five batteries. Fifty particle accelerator ]]turret]]s organized into five batteries. [10]
7. Defenses Nuclear damper (Factor-9). Fifty triple sandcaster turrets organized into five batteries. Armored hull (Factor-1). [11]
8. Craft (x80) Eighty fighters. One launch tube. [12]
9. Fuel Treatment Integral fuel scoops and on-board fuel purification plant. [13]
10. Cost MCr19,824.58 standard. MCr15,859.67 in quantity. [14]
11. Construction Time 45 months singly; 32 months in quantity. [15]
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Carriers became an important part of the Fifth Frontier War as the Zhodani have a successful fighter doctrine. Light Carriers became an important part of successfully countering otherwise effective Zhodani strategems. [16]

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]

Military Ship - Warship - Subcraft Carrier - Light Carrier:

  1. Type VL class Light Carrier
    1. Avenger class Escort Carrier
    2. Bullfrog class Fighter Tender
    3. Cluster class Light Fleet Carrier
    4. Collossal class Light Carrier
    5. Dauntless class Light Carrier
    6. De Gaulle class Light Carrier
    7. Fuchuan class Warship Carrier
    8. Garin class Light Carrier
    9. Heng-O class Light Carrier
    10. Hangar class Light Fleet Carrier
    11. Hybrid Zeno class Light Carrier
    12. Kosigar class Light Carrier
    13. Liaoning class Light Carrier
    14. Nova class Light Carrier
    15. Regal Ark class Light Fleet Carrier
    16. Skimkish class Light Carrier
    17. SLC8 Penetia class Light Carrier
    18. Vati class Support Carrier

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  3. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  4. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  5. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  6. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  7. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  8. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  9. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  10. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  11. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  12. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  13. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  14. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  15. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 34.
  16. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak