Xeng Kirr class Space Ark

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Xeng Kirr class Space Ark
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Colonial Vessel
Type: KC Space Ark
Category WCS
Size 1,000,000 Tons
Hull Configuration Saucer Hull
Streamlining Lifting Body Hull
Tech Level TL–15
Computer Model/9 fib
Jump J-6
Maneuver 1 G
Hardpoints 10,000
Staterooms 0
Crew 6,020
    Officers 625
    Enlisted 5,395
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 100,000.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Two Thousand Worlds
Year Operational Unknown
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr587,086.8 (base)
MCr469,669.44 (qty)
Architect fee Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Illustration No
Also see Expedition Ship
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Xeng Kirr class Space Ark is an colonial, expeditionary starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Space Ark has a streamlined flattened sphere configuration with fuel scoops and refineries to facilitate ocean refueling. They carry ten 200 ton heavy shuttles. They have defensive screens, a redundant bridge, and a back up Model/9 fib ship computer. They have a low watch for the crew, they can carry a security force with drop capsules. There is enough space for 2,000 colonists to be awake at one time, the rest rotate in the 6,000 low berths. There are also 593 emergency low berths.

Image Repository[edit]

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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 1,000,000 tons.
2. Crew 6,020 crew.
3. Performance 1G, Jump 6, Power Plant 6
4. Electronics 9 fib, with back up, auxiliary bridge
5. Hardpoints 10,000 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
  • No additional information yet available.
7. Defenses Factor 9 meson screens and factor 9 nuclear dampers with back ups for both.
  • No additional information yet available.
8. Craft 10 x 200 ton shuttles
9. Fuel Treatment scoops and fuel purification
10. Cost MCr587,086.8.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments Abundant lowberths
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 100,000 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It was originally designed as a long range colonizer spaceship. A squadron of twenty of these massive vessels are in orbit around Emyzi (world). They are in Krotan Primacy territory, no one is sure of their allegiance, despite the obvious K'kree naval architecture.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

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Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Ship - Space Ark:

  1. Type K class Expedition Ship
    1. Xeng Kirr class Space Ark

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