Type C class Cruiser

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Type C class Cruiser
Cruiser-T5-Core-Rules-Pg-359 25-July-2018a.jpg
TBD
Type: CVL Light Cruiser
Category ACS
Size 2,000 Tons
Hull Configuration Sphere Hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
Engineering
Computer Model/3 bis
Jump J-3
Maneuver 2 G
Armaments
Hardpoints 20
Accommodations
Staterooms 0
Personnel
Crew 35
    Officers 12
    Enlisted 22
    Marines 20
High/Mid Passengers 0
Payload
Cargo 475.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Construction
Origin Third Imperium
Architect Marc Miller
Year Operational Unknown
End of Service Still in active service.
Price
Cost MCr1,190.05
Statistics
Quick Ship Profile CVL-VS23
Images
Blueprint No
Illustration Yes
Source
Also see Cruiser
Canon Unpublished, fan design
Era 1105
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Type C class Cruiser is common heavy combatant, a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Description: Built on an immense 2,000-ton TL-12 streamlined hull, it mounts drives for Jump-3 and 2-G acceleration with supporting fuel tankage for a jump and two months operations. Equipped with a Model/5 computer and extensive sensors, it is also bristling with weapons filling its twenty hardpoints. Internal hangars carry an array of cutters and fighters to expand its reach, and unlike many ships, the cruiser carries crew to man every weapon on a few moments notice. Equally important is the ship’s platoon: more than 20 trained marines capable of defending the ship; boarding enemy vessels, and even operating on their own on planetary operations (world surfaces). [1]

Crew Dossier: The corvette requires a number of crew including marines, fighter pilots, and other combat personnel. [2]

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A Type C class Cruiser, a mass-produced very light cruiser or escort cruiser used to patrol the star lanes.
    Cruiser-T5-Core-Rules-Pg-359 25-July-2018a.jpg

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 TBD tons.
2. Crew xTBD crew.
3. Performance / Engineering Propulsion:
4. Main Section / 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 TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Remarks: The cruiser is the workhorse of the Navy, assigned to patrol the trade routes (…and beyond), keeping the peace and showing the flag. [5]

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 - Very Light Cruiser:

  1. Type CVL class Very Light Cruiser
    1. Sydkai class Cruiser
    2. TC15 Edhoda class Light Cruiser
    3. Type C class Cruiser

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This list of sources was used by the Traveller Wiki Editorial Team and individual contributors to compose this article. Copyrighted material is used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. The page history lists all of the contributions.
  1. Marc Miller. "Starship Design and Construction." T5 Core Rules (2013): 358.
  2. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  3. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  4. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  5. Marc Miller. "Starship Design and Construction." T5 Core Rules (2013): 358.