Noql class Free Trader

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Noql class Free Trader
Type: AF Far Trader
Category ACS
Size 300 Tons
Hull Configuration Close Structure Hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–14
Computer Model 2/fib
Jump J-2
Maneuver 1 G
Fuel Treatment Scoops/Purifier
Hardpoints 3
Offensive 3 3x Beam Laser
Staterooms 8
Crew 7
    Officers 3
    Enlisted 4
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 127.4 Tons
Fuel tank 89.9 Tons
Carried craft 1 air/raft
Origin Zhodani Consulate
Manufacturer Vlafsear Mercantile Yards
Cost MCr119.429
Blueprint Yes
Illustration Yes
Canon Published, non-canon design
Designer James KundertPaul Sanders
Design System MegaTraveller
Era 1120
Reference "Noql-class Zhodani Free Trader." Imperial Lines 3 13-16.

The Noql class Free Trader is a civilian ship.


No information yet available.

History & Background[edit]

One of the oldest ship designs to follow the now characteristic Zhodani naval architecture, the Noql was originally designed as a government courier and transport in the early jump-capable Consulate. The design advanced to Jump-2 alongside the growing Consular Navy, but was retired from government service when it proved impractical to upgrade the design to Jump-3. The hull was privatized by its original contract yard, Vlafsear Yards (sic), who would eventually base a fully civilian division around it as the Consulate found its star-spanning mercantile feet. Vlafsear Mercantile Yards remains in business even in the modern era, though it does not, by choice, rise to the status of a megacorporation.

The modern Noql class Free Trader is a ship used for routine commerce within the Zhodani Consulate and its surrounds. Most are owned by individuals or small trading companies. While some still serve with the Zhodani Navy in local logistics roles, the Noql lacks the range to be considered a Fleet vessel.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

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Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

54 Representative Far Trader (AF) Classes[edit]

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Type AF Far Trader


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Rebellion This ship was originally designed using MegaTraveller ship design rules.
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