CLASS NAME: V-20 "Star Seeker"
CLASS TYPE: Cruiser
GOVERNMENT: Romulan Empire

Port
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Dorsal
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BRAD'S COMMENTS:  Boxy looking and not nearly as elegant as the V-27 or especially the V-30 cruisers, the V-20 performs more like a heavy destroyer.  I actually like pairing this ship with the T-10 destroyers in hunter-killer squadrons of four to eight ships--ideal for taking on and taking out a lesser number of more heavily armed Federation or Klingon vessels.  It could use more power, and the superstructure is not so great for what should be a capital ship.  But again, if you think of the V-20 as a large destroyer and not an undersized cruiser, you will have success.

From the FASA Star Trek ROMULAN SHIP RECOGNITION MANUAL, circa 1985
V-20 (Star Seeker) Class VII Cruiser
Known Sphere Of Operation: Empire-wide use
Data Reliability: D
Major Data Source: Project Grey Ghost
The V-20 Type 1 was introduced about Stardate 2/18, with the Type 2 brought into service about a year later.  The differences between the two are in the missile weapon types and the shields, as well as in the superstructure strength.
        The vessel is reputed to be roomy, by Romulan standards.  Because the interior of the ship is compartmented for combat, the vessel's survivability is much greater in case of a hull rupture or interior fires.
        All of the approximately 70 vessels built are in active service.  Reports reveal that ten of both types are being manufactured per year, which recent rapid build-up has alarmed both the Klingons and UFP.
        The class is named from the RomuIan galan stelri (seeker of stars), in reference to its mission in the Exploration Division.

Construction Data:
     Model Numbers-
     Ship Class-
     Date Entering Service-
     Number Constructed

Type 1
VII
2/17
40

Type 2
VII
2/19
25
Hull Data:
     Superstructure Points-
     Damage Chart-
     Size
         Length-
         Width-
         Height-
         Weight-
     Cargo
         Cargo Units-
         Cargo Capacity-
     Landing Capability-

16
C

110 meters
161 meters
21 meters
91,500 tons
  
150 units
7,500 tons
none

17
C

112 meters
161 meters
21 meters
93,400 tons
  
150 units
7,500 tons
none
Equipment Data:
     Control Computer Type-
     Transporters-
         Standard 9-person-
         Emergency 20-person-
         cargo-
     Cloaking Device Type-
         Power Requirement-
  
R4M
  
2
2
1
RCC
15
  
R4M
  
2
2
1
RCC
15
Other Data:
     Crew-
     Troops-
     Passengers-
     Shuttlecraft-
  
205
none
none
2
  
205
none
none
2
Engines and Power Data:
     Total Power Units Available-
     Movement Point Ratio-
     Warp Engine Type-
         Number-
         Power Units Available-
         Stress Charts-
         Maximum Safe Cruising Speed-
         Emergency Speed-
     Impulse Engine Type-
         Power Units Available-
    
42
3/1
RWD-1
2
16
O/O
Warp 6
Warp 7
RIE-1
10
    
42
3/1
RWD-1
2
16
O/O
Warp 6
Warp 7
RIE-1
10
Weapons and Firing Data:
     Beam Weapon Type-
         Number-
         Firing Arcs-
         Firing Chart-
         Maximum Power-
         Damage Modifiers
               +3
               +2
               +1
     Missile Weapon Type-
        Number-
        Firing Arcs-
        Firing Chart-
        Power to Arm-
        Damage-
     Plasma Weapon Type-
        Number-
        Firing Arcs-
        Firing Chart-
        Power to Arm-
        Damage-

RB-10
4 in 2 banks
2f/s, 2f/p
U
8
   
(1 - 8)
(9 - 16)
(17 - 20)

 
 
 
 
 
RPL-2
1
F
M
15
(see chart)

RB-10
4 in 2 banks
2f/s, 2f/p
U
8
   
(1 - 8)
(9 - 16)
(17 - 20)
RP-2
3
2f, 1a
H
1
8
Shields Data:
     Deflector Shield Type-
         Shield Point Ratio-
         Maximum Shield Power-
  
RSH
1/2
10
  
RSK
1/2
14
Defense Factor-
Weapon Damage Factor-
76.9
58.2
84.3
52.4

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