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Oberth Class Type Ship

Additional Information

Description Commissioning Date: 2275

Expected Duration: 125 years
Time Between Re-supply: 5 years
Time Between Re-fit: 6 years

Officers: 14
Enlisted Crew: 56
Marines: 0
Passengers: 4
Maximum (Evacuation) Capacity: 20

Cruising Velocity: Warp 5
Maximum Velocity: Warp 7
Emergency Velocity: Warp 7.5 (for 18 hours)

Length: 150 meters
Width: 81.2 meters
Height: 54.1 meters
Decks: 13

Type VIII Array: 3
Shielding Systems
Standard Shielding System
Burst-Fire Torpedo Launcher
Photon Torpedoes: 20
Quantum Torpedoes: 10
Probe: 40

The Oberth class also features a small shuttlebay, which carries a Type 6 Shuttle and a Type 9 Shuttle.

Computers: 4
Transporters: 2 personnel; 2 cargo
Tractor Beams: 2

Long Range Sensors: 15 light years
Lateral Sensors: 1 light year
Navigational Sensors

Originally launched in the late 23rd Century, these Surveyor ships are approaching their first century of service and are no longer in production. Starfleet currently mothballs these ships for parts as they come up for refit. Typically assigned to specific, long-term duties-such as surveying a single planet or solar system, or as a lab for scientific experimentation-its small size and limited capabilities hamper this class. They feature an unusual twin hull design. Some are highly automated, requiring very small crews housed in the upper section, with the lower section dedicated to sensor platforms, an additional computer core or other specialized equipment. Currently, many of this class can be found detailed to science stations and research platforms.