Type HE class Embassy Ship

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Type HE class Embassy Ship
Type: KD Embassy Ship
Category ACS
Size 800 Tons
Hull Configuration Slab Hull
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–15
Computer Model/2
Jump J-2
Maneuver 1 G
Hardpoints 8
Staterooms 0
Crew 12
    Officers 4
    Enlisted 8
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 184.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Hive Federation
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr311.7
Architect fee TBD
Blueprint No
Illustration No
Also see Expedition Ship - Hive Federation Navy
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Hivers 39.
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Type HE class Embassy Ship is a diplomatic starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Using an 800-ton hull, the Hiver Embassy Ship is a large transport vessel intended to carry Hiver embassies between worlds. It mounts jump drive-H, maneuver drive-D, and power plant-H, giving performance of Jump-2 and 1 G acceleration. Fuel tankage for 180 tons supports the power plant and one Jump-2. Adjacent to the bridge is a ship computer Model/2. There are 60 staterooms and no low berths. The ship has two hardpoints and two tons allocated to fire control. No turrets or weapons are initially installed. There is one ship's vehicle: a 95-ton shuttle. Cargo capacity is 184 tons. The hull is not streamlined.

The Hiver Embassy Ship requires a crew of 12: pilot, navigator, three engineers, medic, and six stewards. A steward operates the shuttle. The ship can carry 48 passengers. The ship is valued at MCr311.7 and takes 28 months to build.

Hiver Liners are often built to the same pattern, or are converted surplus Embassy Ships.

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 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. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
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]

When the Hivers moved out into the stars and first established their federation, they realized that one responsibility of their government would be further development of the many worlds they found, and exploitation of the resources they discovered. The Federation Development Agency was given this task. To support this the Agency developed the Hiver Embassy Ship with the most common type being the Type HE class Embassy Ship.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

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Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Paramilitary Vessel - Embassy Ship:

  1. Type HE class Embassy Ship
    1. Iificih class Embassy Ship

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