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Type VP class Corsair
Type VP Corsair.png
Pirate vessels of the Vargr Extents.
Type: PV Corsair Vessel
Agility 3
Also see Corsair Vessel
Architect J. Andrew Keith
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Cargo 20.0 Tons
Cost MCr213.0696
Crew 10
Enlisted 7
Officers 3
EOS They are still in widespread use.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 4
Hull Cone Hull
Illustration Yes
Jump J-2
Maneuver 5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 14
Model Model/2
Origin Vargr Extents
Passengers 0 High/Med 5 Low
Reference Vargr 13.
Size 400 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP VP-4225522-000000-30002-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Type VP class Corsair is a pirate starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Vargr Corsair (Type VP): Using a 400-ton hull, the Vargr Corsair is an interstellar raiding vessel used by bands of Vargr brigands. It mounts Jump drive-D, Maneuver drive-K, and Power plant-K, giving a performance of Jump-2 and 5G acceleration. Fuel tankage for 130.0 tons supports the power plant and one Jump-2. Adjacent to the bridge is a model/2 computer. There are 12 staterooms and five emergency low berths. The ship has four hardpoints and four tons allocated to fire control. Installed on the hardpoints are four triple turrets: Two carry triple beam lasers and two carry triple missile racks. There are three ship's vehicles: Two G-Carriers, and one modular cutter. The modular cutter has two open modules, and space in the hold is provided for the spare. Cargo capacity is 20.0 tons. The ship is streamlined.

The Vargr Corsair requires a crew of 10: pilot, navigator, 3 engineers, medic, and four gunners. The ship can easily carry a crew of 24, which would include raiders or boarding party members. Ship's vehicles are operated by available skilled personnel. This ship does not normally carry passengers. The ship costs MCr213.0696 (...including architect's fees and discounts for this standard ship type, but prices may vary) and takes 16 months to build.

The ship has an Agility of 3 and an Emergency Agility of 5.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. The ubiquitous Rrazaaghz class Corsair with some variations, common through the Vargr Extents and coreward Imperial Space.
    Corsair-T5-Core-Rules-Pg-359 25-July-2018a.jpg
  2. Several Rrazaaghz class Corsairs working in unison.
    Type VP Corsair.png.

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. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull 400 tons.
2. Crew x10 crew.
3. Performance / Engineering Propulsion:
4. Main Section / Electronics Model/2 ship computer.
5. Hardpoints x4 hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Sandcasters
8. Craft / Subcraft x1 50dt [[Cutter] (x2 Modules), x 2 G-Carriers
9. Fuel Treatment Scoops and Purification Plant
10. Cost MCr213.0696
11. Construction Time 16months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks The Rrazaghz-class Corsair can easily carry a crew of 24, and additional cargo can be stored in the second open curator module.
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 20.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

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]

Paramilitary Vessel - Corsair Vessel - Vargr Extents:

  1. Type VP class Corsair AKA Type PV class Vargr Corsair
    1. Aeogz class Corsair
    2. Fang class Corsair
    3. Guegha class Corsair
    4. Rrazaghz class Corsair
    5. Sorrgheg class Reaver
    6. Ueknou class Corsair
    7. Veng class Corsair
    8. Vengeance class Commerce Protection Vessel

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.