Specifications - USS Merlin


The USS Merlin is a Hope class starship - a variant of the Olympic class. It is capable of providing near starbase levels of medical care and has the ability to provide minor humanitarian aid. This particular class is also outfitted for medical R&D and diplomatic duties.


Class Hope
Role Fleet Support
Duration 200 years
Time Between Refits 100 years
Time Between Resupply 1 year


Length 342 meters
Width 138 meters
Height 98 meters
Decks 24


Officers 65
Enlisted Crew 190
Civilians 150
Emergency Capacity 2500


Cruise Speed Warp 6
Maximum Speed Warp 9.2
Emergency Speed Warp 9.6 (6 hours)

Weapons & Defensive Systems

Shields Auto-Modulating Shields
High Density Hull Armour
Metaphasic Shields
Weapon Systems Type 6 Phaser Bank: 7 fore, 1 aft
Type 8 Phaser Bank: 2 fore
Armament Probe Launcher

Auxiliary Craft

Shuttlebays 1
Shuttles 12 Type 11 medical outfit shuttles
Runabouts 3 Arrow Runabouts
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