Slow Boat

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Generic Slow Boat
Slow-Boat-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-34 03-July-2018a.jpg
TBD
Type: UMW Slow Boat
Agility 3
Also see Utility Craft
Architect Marc Miller
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon design with Keith illustration.
Cargo 19.9 Tons
Cost MCr15
Crew 2
Enlisted 0
Officers 2
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1
Hull Cylinder Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC Unknown
Jump J-0
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/1
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP UMW-3S30
Reference Starships 18.
Size 30 Tons
Size-cat Smallcraft
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–9
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Slow Boat is a noncombatant smallcraft.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Slow Boat uses a 30-ton hull, is capable of 3-G acceleration, carries one ton of fuel tankage, and has a crew of two. [1] A slow boat may mount one beam or pulse laser; remaining weapons must be missile racks or sandcasters. The craft has 19.9 tons of excess space, and typically costs MCr15. [1]

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 craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) when necessary. [2]

Basic Ship Characteristics [3]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull 30 tons. Streamlined Cylinder Hull.
2. Crew x1 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-0 NAFAL
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. 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 None
9. Fuel Treatment None
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Slow Boat was developed as a more cost efficient version of the standard ship’s boat. It has become one of the eight most popular and commonly encountered smallcraft designs found within Charted Space.

Most Common Standardized Smallcraft Types[edit]

  1. Cutter (50-ton)
  2. Fighter (10-ton)
  3. Launch (20-ton)
  4. Pinnace (40-ton)
  5. Ship's Boat (30-ton)
  6. Shuttle (95-ton)
  7. Slow Boat (30-ton)
  8. Slow Pinnace (40-ton)

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Ship - Smallcraft - Fighter:

  1. Type TBD class Fighter
    1. Asia class Scout

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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