Template:InfoboxShip/doc

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This is a infobox template for starships, space ships, and other space capable vehicle designs.

This template also stores data in the Starship Cargo table. This means the format of the elements is more specific and picky. The parameters to the template are parsed and inserted into tables in the database for query through Cargo.


There are 11 design templates correlating with the 11 Versions of Traveller that should be added to the bottom of ship articles under the references:

  1. Template:CE-Ship-Design
  2. Template:CT-Ship-Design
  3. Template:GT-Ship-Design
  4. Template:GTIW-Ship-Design
  5. Template:MGT-1-Ship-Design
  6. Template:MGT-2-Ship-Design
  7. Template:MT-Ship-Design
  8. Template:D20-Ship-Design
  9. Template:SST-Ship-Design
  10. Template:T4-Ship-Design
  11. Template:T5-Ship-Design
  12. Template:T-Hero-Ship-Design
  13. Template:TNE-Ship-Design
InfoboxShip-2 Parameters
Parameter Remarks
Name Name of the ship or class of ships. For ship classes, include the word "class" (lower case) in the name. For individual ships Named Ships, enter only the name. Do not add any formatting.
Agility Insert text indicating ship's agility rating.
Alsosee Optional - Insert a related hyperlink with brackets.
Aerodynam / Streamlining Streamlining hull shape or aerodynamics. Link created. See Hull page.
Architect The author or ship designer. Usually a realword person, but you can add a fictional one if it's your preference. Multiple architects should have commas between them.
  • Many designs do not have a known architect.
Blueprint yes or no. Deck plans available.
bunks Optional - Bunkrooms installed for crew.
Canon Yes or No. basic information about the ship's canonicity.
Caption Optional - short description of the image. will display under image. Usually basic information to accompany an illustration.
Cargo Cargo size in Tons
construction Optional - Construction time in Monts
Cost Cost of the ship, in MCr. Includes Cost of the architect fees for designing the ship, in MCr.
craft Optional - Number and type of carried craft
Crew Total expected crew size
designer Optional - Comma separated list of authors who contrinuted to the design. Architect is the in-game desgner, this is the actual design author.
designSystem optional - The design system and version of traveller used to generate the build.
era optional - Milieu of the design
fuel optional - Fuel tank size in Tons
fuelTreatment optional - Fuel processor's capacity
G maneuver drive or NAFAL drive rating of the ship. Use 0 if none installed
jump Jump drive or Hop drive rating of the ship, use 0 if none installed
Enlisted optional - number of the crew that are enlisted, or non-officers
EOS End of service. Last operational capability. The last year that it officially operated.
Era Defaults to 1105. See Timeline or Milieu for categories.
Footnote Optional - extra note for the infobox, if needed. Displays at bottom of infobox.
frozenwatch Optional - Number crew in the Frozen Watch.
hp Hard points installed on the ship, used for mounting weapons
hull Hull type used. See Hull page for the different types.
Illustration Optional - Yes or no.
Image Optiona - link created - image for the ship. Displays at top of infobox. The image is auto-scaled to 250px
IOC Initial operational capability. The year that it first operated.
lowberths Number of lowberths installed for carrying low passengers and frozen watch
Lpass Number of Low passage passengers or Low berths installed
Manufacturer optional - Company or polity building it.
Model The type of Ship’s Computer used.
Manufacturer Optional, displayed - Corporation or megacorporation, or polity that primarily manufactures the design.
  • The default is "various" as most designs are shared among many various shipyards although some companies are strongly associated with certain design classes and variants.
  • There can still be a creator of the design or a predominant user most associated with the design such as the Oberlindes Cargo Liner.
Marines optional - number of the crew that are armed fighting men, not crew with smallarms
Officers optional - number of the crew that are officers
Origin Link created - world or empire where this ship class originated.
passengers Number of High passage or Middle passage passengers that can be carried.
pilots Optional - Number of pilots on the ship as part of the crew. Usually limited to smallcraft
QSP Optional - T5 Core Rules Quick Ship Profile values
ref Optional - Reference. Use page cite style. See article Citation.
screens Optional - Screens and defensive araments installed.
seats Optional - Number of seats installed, ususally only for smallcraft and short term occupancy
size Ship size in Tons
size-cat Link created - Smallcraft, ACS (Adventure class ship), BCS (Battle class ship), FCS (Fleet class ship), or WCS (World class ship)
staterooms Number of staterooms installed for both crew and passengers
steerage Number of steerage passengers, usually in Bunkrooms, carried
tdes Type designation - Use the two letter code from the Ship type codes
TL Technology Level of the ship design
type Link created - Ship type - Please use the types listed in either Military Starship Types or Civilian Starship Types based upon the type designation above. Under development.
USP Optional, displayed - Universal Ship Profile. The High Guard (book) USP for the ship.
weapons Optional Name and type of weapons installed on the hard points. Use minimal version if possible.

Insertable Template (Copy & Paste)[edit]

Use:

{{InfoboxShip
|name         = Zowie class Attack Boat
|aerodynam    = Unstreamlined Hull 
|alsosee      = 
|architect    =
|blueprint    = No
|canon        = No, unpublished starship design.
|caption      = 
|cargo        = 
|cost         = 
|crew         = 
|enlisted     = 
|era          = 1105
|footnote     =  [[Starship]]s are designed with the [[Classic Traveller]] format, using [[High Guard (book)|High Guard]].
|g            = 
|hp           = 
|hpass        = 
|hull         = 
|illustration = No 
|image        = Wiki Navy.png
|IOC          = 
|jump         = 
|lpass        = 
|manufacturer = Various
|marines      = 
|model        = [[Model/N]]
|officers     = 
|origin       = Third Imperium
|QSP          = 
|ref          = 
|size         = 
|size-cat     = ACS
|tdes         = 
|TL           = 
|type         = 
|usp          =
}}