Fat Cat class Far Trader

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Fat Cat class Far Trader
Blalock - Fat Cat A2-CL22.png
Courier, merchant, packet... or smuggler, of course.
Type: A2 Far Trader
Category ACS
Size 300 Tons
Hull Configuration Lifting Body Hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–14
Engineering
Computer Model/1bis
Jump J-2
Maneuver 2 G
Fuel Treatment SP
Armaments
Hardpoints 3
Accommodations
Staterooms 9
Bunk Rooms 3
Personnel
Crew 4
    Pilots 2
High/Mid Passengers 16
Payload
Cargo 100 Tons
Fuel tank 59 Tons
Carried craft V1
Construction
Origin Third Imperium
End of Service Still in active service.
Price
Cost MCr106.5
Statistics
Quick Ship Profile A2-CL22
Images
Blueprint yes
Illustration yes
Source
Also see Far Trader
Canon Published, canon design
Designer David Blalock
Design System Traveller5
Era 1105
Reference David Blalock. "Fat Cat" Far Trader (D.B. Game Design, 2014), .

The Fat Cat class Far Trader is a civilian Far Trader.

Description

Using a 300-ton, TL–14 hull, the Fat Cat-class Far Trader mounts C-class drives, giving a performance of jump-2 and 2G acceleration. Fuel tankage supports a 2 parsec jump, at 24t per parsec, and 2 months of operations. Attached to the bridge is a Computer Model/1bis. There is a crew suite and barracks, and 8 double passenger staterooms. No weapons are mounted. Cargo capacity is 100 tons. The ship has a lifting body hull, with scoops for frontier refueling. It is slightly undertonned, giving it 3G acceleration in atmosphere 2+.

The ship carries 1 Air/Raft (in cargo). The ship has 4 to 8 crew, and can carry 16 passengers.

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General Description & Deck Plans

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History & Background

Built by the trillium Industrial Group, the TPT-133 logistics transport is a common sight in the Versis Principalities. Their stylish, functional, lines combined with the outstanding quality and craftsmanship displayed in their constriction, makes them popular throughout Foreven and the surrounding sectors, even after decades of service.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities

Naming is unregulated but often falls on whimsical lines.

Selected Variant Types & Classes

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References

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