TC18 Hocdef class Colonial Cruiser
|TC18 Hocdef class Colonial Cruiser|
|Type: CF Colonial Cruiser|
|Architect||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Canon||No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.|
|IOC||No information yet available.|
|Model||No information yet available.|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
The vessel has a partially streamlined cylinder structure hull. It is fitted with fuel scoops and fuel purification plant allowing it to perform wilderness gas giant refueling. These partially streamlined cylinders fill an important Light Carrier role in the fleet, with a marine squad along for the ride. It has two fighter squadrons. An extra computer helps manage the flight operations.
Basic Ship Characteristics
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) where necessary. 
|1.||Tonnage||The TC18 Hocdef class Colonial Cruiser is constructed using a 1,800 Ton hull built in a partially streamlined cylindrical structure configuration. The hull is capable of wilderness gas giant refueling.
|3.||Performance||The vessel mounts a Jump-2 drive, a Maneuver-4 drive, and an upgraded fusion Power Plant-4, giving performance of Jump-2 and 4-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 2 and an emergency agility of 4. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for a Jump-2 and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration. It is fitted with drop tanks, should extended range operations be required.
|4.||Electronics||Adjacent to the bridge are (2) Model/5 fib computer.
|6.||Armament||TC18 Hocdef class Colonial Cruiser are fitted with weapon systems for naval service.
|7.||Defenses||Factor-4 hull armor.
|8.||Craft||x20 10T TC01 Skull Rider class Light Fighters|
|9.||Fuel Treatment||The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 432 Tons. They are delivered with a new set of optional jump 2 drop tanks, which can be fitted as needed.|
|10.||Cost||The basic cost of the vessel is MCr1,541.268 (base)|
|11.||Construction Time||216 weeks as standard, 173 weeks in bulk.
|12.||Comments||Standard cargo capacity amounts to 20 Tons.
The TC18 Hocdef class Colonial Cruiser class is used by the Trooles Confederation. The TC18 Hocdef class Colonial Cruiser is a "cruiser" class deployed by the Trooles Confederation. Examples of the class can be encountered throughout the coreward parts of Theta Borealis Sector.
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type CF class Frontier Cruiser
References & Contributors (Sources)
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- Marc Miller, Frank Chadwick, John Harshman. High Guard (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 20-37. (Design Sequence Used)
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master Scout Emeritus Adie Alegoric Stewart of the IISS
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science