:HEADER Exploratory Merchant Taori RL-KS13, TL 13, 1000 tons, MCr 281
 
 :COMMENTS
Using a 1000-ton, TL13 hull, the Taori Class Exploratory Merchant mounts jump drive-Q, maneuver drive-E, and power plant-Q, giving a performance of jump-3 and 1G acceleration. Fuel tankage supports a 3 parsec jump, at 100t per parsec, and one month of operations. Attached to the bridge is a Computer Model/3 std. There are 12 staterooms and 16 low berths. Installed weaponry include 2 T3 Pulse Lasers, 2 T3 Sandcasters, and 2 T3 Missiles. The flowing lines and multiple subhulls of this vessel is characteristic of most ihatei ships. The Taori has six 60-ton pod hulls which typically contain fuel and cargo. Cargo capacity is 289 tons. The ship has a streamlined hull, with scoops, intakes, and bins for frontier refueling.

The ship carries 1 Launch in a hull niche. The ship has 9 crew, and can carry 24 passengers and 16 low passengers.

:HISTORY

:DATA Vol No Label MCr Notes ----- -- ------------------------------ ----- ------------------------------ 1000 Streamlined Hull, lifters 72 S, lifters 300 Jump Fuel (3 parsecs) 0 3 parsec jump, at 100t per parsec 30 Plant Fuel (one month) 0 one month 10 Landing legs with pads 10 46 PowerPlant-3 (Q) 46 P 3 80 Jump Drive-3 (Q) 80 J 3 9 Maneuver Drive-1 (E) 18 1 G 1 Fuel Scoops 0.1 1 Fuel Intakes 0.1 1 Fuel Bins 0.1 3 3 Fuel Purifiers 0.3 0 AV=13. 1 Kinetic Plate 0 3 Computer Model/3 std 10.5 1 AR Ant EMS 1.5 0 AR Surf Scope 1.5 0 AR Surf Communicator 1.5 1 2 D T3 Pulse Laser 1.6 1 2 D T3 Sandcaster 1.2 2 2 AR T3 Missile 2.4 1 Crew Common Fresher 1 10 crew 6 Owner Suite 0.4 fresher + safe 2 Clinic 1 4 Squad Barracks 0.2 (5) R1 R1 R2 R2 R3 4 4 Spacer Niche 0.4 1 crew 8 4 Crew Stateroom 0.4 1 crew 20 5 Crew Lounge 0 2 Cargo Lock 0 1 2 Air Lock 0.2 8 16 Low Berth 1.6 1 passenger 8 4 Standard Stateroom 0.4 1 passenger 16 4 Standard Suite 0.8 2 passengers 24 4 Luxury Stateroom 1.6 1 passenger + fresher 2 4 Shared Fresher 2 4 passengers 2 2 Common Fresher 2 10 passengers 64 16 Passenger Lounge 0 2 4 Steerage 0 Space Bunks 30 Launch in hull niche 17.5 289 Cargo Hold 3.8 18 Spacious Bridge 1 2cc 6op 1ws -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1000 TOTALS 281