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Leviathan-class Merchant Cruiser

Starship

Designed jointly by Bilstein Yards of Glisten (0406 Spinward Marches) and Baraccai Technum, the Leviathan-class was developed from previous designs and primarily intended for independent cruising in undeveloped trade areas.

High survivability is a prime design factor in this merchant cruiser.

The vessel is semi-streamlined, allowing skimming refuelling manoeuvres as well as landings in types 0 and 1 atmospheres. Atmospheric landings are otherwise impossible, hence the large complement of ship's boats.

Bilstein has made the design available for general sale, and fifteen have been completed (of which three have been lost), four are being built, and two are on order.

Ref: ADV-4, 1107