Shanks Class IX Light Cruiser

«Last Updated – January 12, 2019»

from Jackill’s Star Fleet Reference Manual-Ships of the Fleet Volume I – by Eric Kristiansen

NOTES:


Construction Data:
Model – Mk I MK II Mk III Mk IV MK V Mk VI
Ship Class – IX IX IX IX IX IX
Date Entering Service – 2271 2284 2307 2339 2342 2359
Number Constructed – 42 Refit Refit Refit Refit Refit
Hull Data:
Superstructure Points – 30 32 32 40 42 43
Damage Chart – C C C C C C
Size:
Length – 224 m 224 m 224 m 224 m 224 m 224 m
Width – 172 m 172 m 172 m 172 m 172 m 172 m
Height – 32 m 32 m 32 m 32 m 32 m 32 m
Weight – 135,843 mt 137,763 mt 139,598 mt 131,989 mt 136,265 mt 139,640 mt
Cargo:
Total SCU – 182 SCU 182 SCU 182 SCU 182 SCU 182 SCU 182 SCU
Cargo Capacity – 9,100 mt 9,100 mt 9,100 mt 9,100 mt 9,100 mt 9,100 mt
Landing Capacity – None None None None None None
Equipment Date:
Control Computer Type – M-4 M-4 M-4B M-6A I-5 I-5a
Transporters:
Standard 6-person – 3 3 3 3 3 3
Emergency 22-person – 3 3 3 3 3 3
Cargo – 2 2 2 2 2 2
Other Data:
Crew – 347 347 347 347 347 347
Passengers – 30 30 30 30 30 30
Shuttlecraft – 9 9 9 9 9 9
Engines And Power Data:
Total Power Units Available – 42 42 42 56 61 67
Movement Point Ratio – 3/1 3/1 3/1 3/1 4/1 4/1
Warp Engine Type – FWE-2 FWE-2 FWE-2 FNWD-1a FNWD-1b FNWD-1b
Number – 2 2 2 2 2 2
Power Units Available – 13 ea. 13 ea. 13 ea. 18 ea. 20 ea. 20 ea.
Stress Chart – G/K G/K G/K D/E D/E D/E
Max Safe Cruising Speed – Warp 7 Warp 7 Warp 7 Warp 9 Warp 8 Warp 8
Emergency Speed – Warp 9 Warp 9 Warp 9 Warp 10 Warp 10 Warp 10
Impulse Engine Type – FIF-2 FIF-2 FIF-2 FII-3 FII-4 FIJ-2
Power Units Available – 16 16 16 20 21 27
Weapons And Firing Data:
Beam Weapon Type – FH-9 FH-10 FH-11 FNH-9 FNH-17 FNH-25
Number – 6 6 6 6 6 6
Firing Arcs – 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s
Firing Chart – X W Y W Y Y
Maximum Power – 6 7 10 12 16 19
Damage Modifiers:
+3 (-) (1-10) (1-10) (1-7) (1-8) (1-8)
+2 (1-12) (11-17) (11-17) (8-15) (9-16) (9-16)
+1 (13-22) (18-20) (18-24) (16-20) (17-24) (17-24)
Torpedo Weapon Type – FP-4 FP-4 FP-9 FP-12 FP-12 FP-30
Number – 2 2 2 2 2 2
Firing Arcs – 2 f 2 f 2 f 2 f 2 f 2 f
Firing Chart – S S R S S T
Power to Arm – 1 1 1 1 1 1
Damage – 20 20 28 38 38 40
Shield Data:
Deflector Shield Type – FSL FSL FSS FNSK FNSL FNSL
Shield Point Ratio – 1/3 1/3 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4
Maximum Shield Power – 15 15 20 28 33 33
Combat Efficiency:
D – 123.9 126.8 153.8 201.2 194.1 203.5
WDF – 61 68.8 97.6 111.8 140 159