Zirukaruna class Battleship
|Zirukaruna class Battleship|
|Type: BB Battleship|
|Hull Configuration||Braced Cluster Hull|
|Streamlining||Partially Streamlined Hull|
|Fuel tank||0 Tons|
|End of Service||Not in active service.|
|Architect fee||MCrRonald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Quick Ship Profile||BB-0BP22|
|Canon||Published, fan design|
|Reference||Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
It is a vessel with 2-G and J-2 performance with a Unstreamlined Braced Cluster Hull. As far as performance goes, this TL-11 brute masses 22,000 dt, lumbers along at 2-G acceleration, and has Jump-2 capability. Being only a partially streamlined sphere, the Zirukaruna relies on support tankers for refueling; though it is possible to undertake wilderness refueling, the Vilani find it difficult to envision a battleship operating in wilderness conditions. It carries 500 tons of extra fuel to guard against hits that pierce its armored hull.
- It carries heavy armament and a military defensive suite. It is armed with a 1.75 gigawatt CPAWS spinal mount, two 50 ton plasma cannon bays, eight 100 ton missile bays, and a plethora of 5 pulse laser turrets and seventy triple sandcaster turrets.
- It ordinarily carries no subcraft, no ship's vehicles, and drones only when needed.
- It has a 195 sophont crew and 22 marines.
No information yet available.
General Description & Deck Plans
No information yet available.
Basic Ship Characteristics
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. 
|Basic Ship Characteristics |
|1.||Tonnage / Hull||22,000 tons.|
|2.||Crew||x195 crew: x11 command, x44 engineering, x74 gunnery, x44 services and x22 security.
|4.||Electronics||Model/5 fib ship computer.|
|6.||Armament||The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
|7.||Defenses||Factor-7 hull armor.
|9.||Fuel Treatment||Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification|
|11.||Construction Time||191 weeks to build, 153 weeks in quantity.|
Carries the largest particle accelerator available. At the time ships of this size were rare and considered BBs. It was not until much later that the tonnages swelled for ships of the line. They are considered antiques in 1105 IY / TI although they are still effective weapons platforms.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
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Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type BB class Line Battleship
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