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Alchemist Scout/Laboratory

design by Franklin W. Cain

In the Reformation Coalition, relic TL-15 Scout/Couriers are relatively plentiful (compared to other starships). As such, the RC came up with the Multi-Mission Scout (a modified Scout with a 20-ton module in its belly). However, the RC started phasing these out in favor of the Victrix-class Multi-Mission Sloops. One might wonder what is to be done with these surplus Scouts. One use is to modify them for other uses.

All of these Scouts have a Tech Level of "12/15." This is because the TL-15 (bonded superdense) hull was emptied of its TL-15 components, and refilled with TL-12 components. The salvagable TL-15 components were then used in more important RC Navy vessels.

It is intended that these ships can be used in the character generation procedure, where a modified scout ship is called for in the lab ship column.

Alchemist Class Scout/Laboratory

General Data

Displacement: 100 tons Hull Armor: 28
Length: 35 meters Volume: 1400 m3
Price: 58.634 MCr Target Size: S
Configuration: Wedge SL Tech Level: 12/15
Mass (Loaded/Unloaded): 984.872/918.176

Engineering Data

Power Plant: 140 MW TL-12 Fusion Power Plant, one year duration (5.516 MW surplus)
Jump Performance: 2
Jump Fuel: 210 m3
G-Rating: 2 Gs/HEPlaR (50 MW per G), Contra-Grav Lifters (10 MW)
G-Turns: 48 (6.25 kiloliters each, enough for 12 hrs. at max. Gs)
Maint: 42


Computer: 3x TL-12 Mod Std Computers (0.4 MW each)
Commo: 1x TL-12 30,000 km Radio (1 hx, 1 MW)
1x TL-12 1,000 AU Laser-Comm (inf., 0.3 MW)
1x TL-12 1,000 AU Maser-Comm (inf., 0.6 MW)
Avionics: TL-10+
Sensors: 1x TL-12 30,000 km Active EMS (1 hx, 11 MW)
1x TL-12 90,000 km Passive EMS, fixed array (3 hx, 0.1 MW)
Controls: Control Deck with 4 Workstations, plus 3 additional workstations.


Offensive 1x Turret Hardpoint Socket (Loc: 10)
Defensive: See above.
Master Fire Directors: None


Life Support: Extended (0.28 MW)
Grav Compensation: 3G (7 MW)
Crew: 7 : 2x Maneuver, 1x Electronics, 1x Engineering, 2x Scientist, 1x Command
Crew Accommodations: 6x Small Staterooms (0.0005 MW each)
Passenger Accomadation: None
Other Facilities: 2x Laboratory (0.8 MW each).
Cargo: 30.996 m3 1 small cargo hatch.
Small Craft and Launch Facilities: Internal Hangar (Minimal) for 2-ton Air/Raft, with Launch Port
Air Locks: 1


Hull shell is TL-15 bonded superdense. All other components are TL-12.
Fuel scoops capable of ingesting 280 kiloliters (20 dt) per hour.
Fuel purification machinery capable of refining 200 kiloliters every six hours (15.3 hours for 510 kiloliters, 1.2 MW).

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