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Garman-class Gas Miner
 
 
 
Name/Model# : Garman-class Gas Miner [Atmospheric Gas Mining Ship]
Designer/Manufacturer : Corellian Engineering Corporation
Combat Designation : Atmospheric Mining Vessel
Scale : Capital
Length : 30 Metres
Skill : Space transports: Garman Mining Vessel
Crew Skill : Capital ship shields 3D+2, mining: atmospheric mining 4D (Mechanical skill), sensors 3D, space transports 3D and starship gunnery 2D+1
Crew : 304  Crew 300 + Gunners 4
Skeleton Crew : 150 (+5 DIFFICULTY)
Troop Capacity : 20 Passengers
Cost : NEW 7,500,000 Credits USED 5,800,000 Credits
Nav Computer : Yes
Sublight Speed : 4 Space Units
Hyperdrive Rating : Class 2
Hyperdrive Backup : Class 8
Atmospheric Speed : 800 kph (WEG=280)
Manoeuvrability : 0D
Cargo Capacity : 70,000 Metric Tons
Consumables : 2 Years
Weapons : 4 Quad Laser Cannons (1 Forward, 1 Left, 1 Right, 1 Aft)
Crew: 1 Gunner per cannon
Scale: Starfighter
Fire Control: 2D
Space Range: 1-5/10/15 Space Units
Atmospheric Range: 100-500 metres/10 km/15 km
Damage: 2D+2
Sensors : (Space, Atmospheric Ranges)
Passive : 3 Space Units, 3 km/1D
Scan : 6 Space Units, 6 km/1D+2
Search : 10 Space Units, 10 km/2D
Focus : 1 Space Unit, 1 km/3D
Shields/Hull Rating : Shields 2D. Hull 3D

 

    The Garman-class Gas Miner does not mine atmospheric gas, rather it fulfills the role as a close-orbit storage and support station. Mining operations are carried out via 20 atmospheric skimmers that are transported aboard the Garman Gas Miner. After collecting the desired gasses, the skimmers return to fill the massive, pressurized holds of the bulky ship. Miners who work these operations live onboard. Once its holds are full, the ship immediately heads towards a refinery to offload its precious cargo. Lant Mining Corporation employs this vessel as part of its operations. This design was on the market at least a few weeks after the Battle of Yavin.

 
   
Sources: FBS***Pg 5, 28, 29
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