Tadpole class Fuel Shuttle

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Tadpole class Fuel Shuttle
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Homegrown subsector navy fuel shuttle.
Type: UF Fuel Shuttle
Category Smallcraft
Size 60 Tons
Hull Configuration Sphere Hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–14
Computer Model/1
Jump J-0
Maneuver 5 G
Hardpoints 1
Staterooms 0
Crew 3
    Officers 2
    Enlisted 1
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 1.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Third Imperium
Year Operational Unknown
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr239.115,
Qty: MCr191.292
Architect fee MCrJames Kundert
Quick Ship Profile UF-6S50
Blueprint No
Illustration No
Also see Utility Craft
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Fan: James Kundert
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Tadpole class Fuel Shuttle is a noncombatant auxiliary smallcraft.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It is a vessel with 5-G and J-0 performance with a streamlined sphere hull.

The Wart is the basic heavy fighter of the Inar SysDefCom and has several variants, including non-combat models (the Tadpole class Fuel Shuttle for instance), and the fusion-armed Wart-F.

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 in the sidebar. 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. [1]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Duchy of Inar based out of Inar (world) has a vibrant TL-14 or TL-E ship building industry, known for innovative designs and clever Naval Architecture. They are best known for their unstreamlined cylinder hull tail-sitter ship designs and sphere hulled smallcraft specialized for star system defense. They also build some of the finest fusion guns and ECM systems in Imperial Space.

It is one of the well known 60-ton sphere designs of Inar (Deneb 1213).

The cost below is according to standard rules, but Inar has been building spherical small craft for so long that the actual price per hull is about 63% of normal. Due to the high cost of the ship computer and power plant in the Wart, the MCr5 savings is not significant in this design.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Utility Craft - Smallcraft - Fuel Shuttle:

  1. Type UF class Fuel Shuttle
    1. Bubble class Fuel Cutter
    2. Last Armada class Fuel Shuttle
    3. Louis & Clark class Fuel Pinnace
    4. Sternplatz class Refueling Pinnace
    5. Tadpole class Fuel Shuttle
    6. Zheug class Fueling Shuttle

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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