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Reconstruction Era fleet; Rejected Designs.
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At least TWO of these craft were built as part of the Terran Liberation Mission, most based to varying degrees on older Terran designs (as noted in the discussion). They were abandoned, sold, or scrapped after about 20 years (28.3 years average), and not replaced afterwards. There is no regulation, written or implied, that says individual RDF's can not build and use them, and most do, most especially the 25' RBS. Least used is the ATON- and GUARDIAN-Class as the EMIL LANG- and FOLKER-Class Landships (respectively). They were greatly effective during the Terran Reconstruction Era, but before too long were not terribly helpful. However, none are spaceworthy in their own right, the conversions necessary to make them spaceworthy are prohibitive, and there is no current plans to do so.
Type-255 25' Response Boats- Small.
Attack Craft, Medium (ACM)
Attack Craft, Heavy (ACH)
Attack Craft, Swift (ACS)
Type-327 97' PREDATOR-Class Class Coastal Patrol Cutter
Type-552 120' ATON-Class Buoy Tending Barge
200' GUARDIAN-Class Combat Barges

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Type-255 25' Response Boats- Small.
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Speed:30 knots.
Speed:45 knots.
Range:1,000 nautical miles or 2 days continuous sailing.
Length:25 feet.
Beam:8 feet 6 inches.
Height on dry land:42 feet.
Draft:2 feet 10 inches.
Clearance:8' 9".
Displacement:10 tons.
Safe Towing Limit:15 tons.
Potable Water Supply:Up to 50 gallons.
Construction Cost:180 thousand credits.
More so than any other type of vsl on this list, the Response Boat- Small (RB-S) was developed directly from a pre-existing design. They were originally intended for homeland security by the United States Coast Guard, and redesigned for Search And Rescue and Law Enforcement. In fact, they became the standard boat for the Coast Guard, and by many other agencies not long after that. They were 25 foot long aluminum hulled small boats with a kind of orange colored styrofoam pontoon around the main hull, with 2 doors along the side which reached out directly to the water, and 2 more doors, 1 leading forward and the aft to a weather deck area. A small notch was built into the aft weather deck area to recover a man in the water more easily. 2 Honda 4-stroke outboard engines of 225 hp (168 kW) each provided propulsion and power.
The vessels recovered carried a lot of equipment, including a 100 GPM dewatering pump, extensive First aid gear, damage control kit with a variety of different sized wooden plugs, and life jackets, and had a full complement of electronics including GPS, depth sounder, radar, and automatic chart plotter all interconnected on a single display screen. Additionally, they had mountings for two heavy support weapons, integrated into the Sampson's Post (bow) and stern post (astern).
The REF adopted the original design with only a few design changes, mostly based on the ancient PROTECTOR-Class Cutter boat's design, with Hydro-Cell engine coupled to a pair of water jet in-out board systems with tandem independent buckets, allowing the coxswain to either control both buckets direction together from the boat's steering wheel and speed by a bucket pitch system or to control each bucket separately by twin pitch throttles, a slight re-design to the Sampson's Post allowing it to be used as a cutter boat (though changes to the cutter's launch and recovery system was necessary to make this work). Additionally, the new configuration placed all machinery equipment (engines and water jets) below deck, reducing the possibility of an accident, and assisting in damage control. Finally, while the aluminum hull and superstructure designs were kept, the vessel's damage capacities were improved with the addition of spider-armor (a new type of armor that is actually stronger, and lighter, than Kevlar, and can be replaced far more easily). The RB-S have incredible maneuverability and are capable of speeds of up to 45 knots.
The full cabin provides crew protection from the elements and is equipped with a state of the art navigation system, heater, shock absorber seats and a communication system capable of communicating with all other allied agencies, including local police, other mariners, nearby militry and even civilians.
The boat can also be transportable by road or by any medium-sized transport plane; In fact, they were specifically designed to be loaded into a C-130, though it was discovered by some mistake the boats couldn't be loaded on directly, so the wheels had to be swapped out for the actual load process (takes about 20 minutes).
Robotech Defense Forces, National Guards, City Guards/Police Departments and Police Fire Departments are not only free to order them, but are being encouraged to do so by the UGC, with a full loan at no interest for 5 years, provided the keep the vessels for 10 years.
Name: Response Boat- Small (RB-S).
Model Type: Small Boat.
Class: Boat.
Minimum Crew: 2: Coxswain and 1 Crewman.
Passengers And Additional Crew: As many as 6 additional crewmen or passengers can be accommodated.
Current Status:The UGC has discontinued purchasing these vsls for it's own use, although a few agencies have a few for special duties. For the most part, the Attack Craft, Light has supplanted it, even disarmed.
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Attack Craft, Medium (ACM).
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The REF acquired a few dozen of these boats for the purpose of shore bombardment and cargo and troop transportation in hostile areas. They were developed from the ancient WWII-Era landing craft, "probably" the Landing Craft Assault
Speed:40 knots.
Range:600 miles.
Length:45 feet.
Beam:14 feet.
Draft:13 feet.
Clearance:10 feet with mast up (5 with mast down).
Cargo:Up to 5 tons of cargo CAN be carried if absolutely necessary.
Power System:Hydro-cell.
Drive Systems:Water Jet (sucks water in front, spits it out under high pressure and heat out the back).
Cost:15,000 credits new and unarmed.
Weapons Systems:M-16 Anti-Aircraft Turret
Forward Mounted Dual R-40c Rail Gun Turrets
2 times M-5 Plasma Launcher
2 times M-19 Depth Charge Dropper
3 times Torpedo Launchers
Crews Weapons
(LCA), with the debarkation ramp and some of the forward frames replaced with a fixed bow.
The addition of all the needed gear to turn them into effective fighting platforms reduced the cargo capacity availability, but they were able to put a LOT of firepower in near-shore combat, which during the reconstruction era ended up being very critical- The Mississippi Campaign alone took up 15 months. The Missouri Rvr Campaign took two years. The Sacramento Campaign took another year- And the resistance was so fierce that over a dozen ships went to the bottom of the rvr at various points (though all were re-floated later on).
Over the decade to come, they served as so-called "river monitors," heavily and armed riverine Warships (for use on inland waterways- rivers, estuaries, deltas, lakes, etc.). The ACM's shallow draft which was necessary for them to be able to operate in enclosed waters, but even then it could be difficult, so longer ranged weapons were added to overcome the lack of closure. To support infantry forces, shorter range heavy guns were added with high explosive rounds and, in later campaigns, flamethrowers for dealing with bunkers.
The ACM proved especially useful in environments where tanks simply couldn't be used, such as mashes, or where land side defenses had been built up to prevent their use (such as the Third Battle Of Seattle). In these cases, the ACMs were able to add MUCH more firepower than the infantry could carry (in point of fact, they added more than a tank could have), without the expense of Mecha, and being designed for use on the water much more quickly; During the Battle Of Washington, ACM 22316 ANDVILLE was able to re-deploy 14 times in one hour to support REF Infantry, a feat that only could have been accomplished by a half dozen Destroids by pre-staging, then deploying individually. They were amongst the last to be deactivated entirely, and in fact one is still in service as SSS ACM 3184 Libreville (formerly ACM 3184 LIBREVILLE) as a Sea Scouts ship (although she's due to be decommissioned and replaced before too long).
Name: Attack Craft, Medium.
Model Type: 45' attack boat.
Class: ACM.
Crew: Normally 8 to 10; The Coxswain (usually a BM, QM, or MK, and ALWAYS a Chief), 2 GM's, 1 engineer (usually an MK), and extra crewmen (just in case).
Passengers: Up to 50 Power Armored troopers COULD be carried if the design were re-engineered back to a landing craft.
Supplanted By: FOLKER-Class Battle Landship.
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Attack Craft, Heavy (ACH).
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Colonel Thomas D. MAKEPEACE, Commanding Officer, 271ST Dragoon, needed a new, heavier landing craft to put troops ashore quickly and efficiently. REF Central Command wouldn't approve the project. Col. MAKEPEACE
Speed:Water: 30 knots.
Land: 20 MPH.
RangeWater: 600 miles.
Land: 20 miles.
Length:116 feet.
Beam:36 feet.
Height:60 feet.
Draft:10 feet normally, 2 feet safely.
Clearance:50' normal, 35' safely.
Weight:286 tons.
Cargo:Up to 500 tons.
Power System:Hydro-cell.
Drive Systems:Water: Water Jet.
Land: A pair of wheel-driven caterpillars.
Cost:25 thousand credits.
Weapons Systems:2 times M-16 Anti-Aircraft Turrets
Dual R-40c Rail Gun Turret
3 times M-5 Plasma Launchers
2 times M-19 Depth Charge Dropper.
was one of those people, if you said "No" to him, he'd do it JUST to piss you off. That's how he came to be in command of a disciplinary battalion.
The Col. took a design for the Landing Craft Infantry (LCI), shortened it by a bit, and built 5 of them- Without authorization. REF Command wasn't happen when they found out about it, but by then it was too late. It didn't hurt the Colonel's case (much) that every single time there was a problem, 271ST came "charging to the sounds of the guns."
The ships used a clever ballast re-allocation system that made draft 10 feet normally, but could be reduced to 2 feet safely, and for landing operations the bow could be RAISED to 2 feet out of the water by transferring ballast water aft, digging that down 13 feet into the water.
Using this system, he was able to land roughly 1/4 of his unit ashore at any given time, even under active fire, typically without losses. However, the ships weren't typically used in direct fire events but rather landed near the engagement area, off-loaded, and sent the rest of the way under their own power- A distance usually of only a few miles.
Every decade or so, someone wants to take these old boats out, build a fleet of 20, and put them back into service. That's when they have to be reminded that the between them the ELEPHANT-Class Cargo Landship and the FOLKER-Class Land Battleship cover all the functions of the ACH, to which ACH boosters suggest that perhaps a grav-pod equipped version of the ACH could be developed. The UGC will NOT sponsor this, mostly because Col. MAKEPEACE'S 271ST made fools of everybody at Robotech Research Guide by flying his tanks into battle, compounded by the undesired fame he gained by the film Dragoon. However, it is expected that at some point these supporters will "sneak past" the censorship on the ACM by fully funding the program themselves.
Name: Attack Craft, Heavy.
Model Type: Heavy landing craft.
Class: ACH.
Crew: Ships Crew: 28. Coxswain (always a Warrant), Assistant Coxswain, 15 GM's, 5 MK's, a QM (usually a second class), gunnery captain (Warrant), and about a half dozen non-rate crewmen.
Passengers: Up to 150 power armored troopers or 4 VHT's could be carried.
Supplanted By: ELEPHANT-Class Cargo and FOLKER-Class Land Battleship.
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Attack Craft, Swift (ACS).
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The REF recognized the need for a fast attack craft to assist the fleet at sea. Using the model of the ancient Patrol Torpedo (PT) boats, they developed a small, fast, heavily armed attack craft, eventually dubbing it the ACS. The ACS uses a "planing hull,"
Speed:Water: 30 knots.On Land: 20 MPH.
RangeWater: 600 miles.
Land: 20 miles.
Length:116 feet.
Beam:36 feet.
Height:60 feet.
Draft:10' normally, 2' safely.
Clearance:50' normal, 35' safely.
Weight:286 tons.
Cargo:Up to 150 pounds.
Power System:Hydro-cell.
Drive Systems:Water Jet.
Cost:25 thousand credits.
Weapons Systems:2 times Dual R-40c Rail Guns 2
M-5 Plasma Launcher
2 times M-19 Depth Charge Dropper
4 times M-21 Torpedo Dropper
Crews Weapons
Turret, Anti-Aircraft, Model-16.
lifting the bow lifts up while the stern skims over the water; The weight is supported by hydrodynamic lift, rather than hydrostatic lift, kind of like a hydrofoil. This increased to potential speed by over 50%, as less of the hull was being held back by the water.
The original PT's were of course designed to strike large ships using torpedoes, depending on their speed to get in and small size to avoid counter fire. The ACS uses it's high speed and small size to get around the fleet, but generally doesn't aggressively pursue enemy vsls unless already engaged; Instead, they generally serve as a screening force, to patrol specific areas, and driving submarines to where Attack Craft, Heavy and Attack Craft, mediums can strike them. Only occasionally did they supply fire support to the shore, due to their lack of weapons adequate to get in where enemy forces could be effected.
For electronics, the VBPS1-SSa used on the Del Regult Recon Battle Pod was originally tested, but was found to be too large and obtrusive, preventing the M-16 Turret from effectively engaging in 30% of its field of fire. It was replaced by simpler radar/IR detection/targeting array that were not nearly as sensitive, but allowed the M-16 to do it's work.
Accommodations on the ACS weren't terribly bad, especially considering other vsls of this era, but this is mainly a reflection of the fact that their restively small crew to size as much as any intentional thought to the matter, though it was understood the crew would be aboard the ship for up to 8 weeks without change, and therefore it was kind of important to make them a whole lot less uncomfortable in comparison to larger vsls.
In the artist's rendition (right), the bow C-40r was depicted as a single heavy autocannon. Many commenters say this was "artistic license"; In fact, it was not. This is a GU-XXa1, a turret mounted version of the GU-XX used in the Alpha Veritech proposed for tanks, APCs, and other craft. Although the GU-XXa1 would be used in other platforms, it was not on this one, being too bulky to fit in the final design.
After the War, they were used extensively of SAR and LE by the Coast Guard, remaining in service for over 100 years all told, at which point they were sold for scrap value. Several were purchased by various groups for historic value or for personal pleasure, but the last one was finally decommissioned over 200 years ago and scrapped. Blueprints for the ACS are commonly available, and every decade or so someone builds a civilian replica of one with the gun mounts unistalled, usually repowering them to one degree or another.
Of all the ships listed here, the ACS is the most likely to be activated.
Name: Attack Craft, Swift.
Model Type: Officially it's a swift patrol boat. Unofficially it's a ski boat.
Class: ACS.
Crew: 3 to 8.
Passengers: 5 to 8 passengers can be carried if needed.
Superceded By: Aircraft.
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Type-327 97' PREDATOR-Class Coastal Patrol Cutter.
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The PREDATOR-Class Coastal Patrol Cutter (WPB) was developed from the 87' PROTECTOR-Class Coast al patrol Cutters to accommodate the 25' RBS in the aft botch notch in place of the older, open-toped cutter's boats by the ancient
Speed:30 knots.
Range:900 nautical miles/3 days.
Towing Capacity:200 tons.
Beam:24 feet.
Height on dry land:120 feet.
Displacement:1,100 tons.
Potable Water Supply:200 gallons.
Daily Desalinater Output:30 gallons.
Power Plant:Twin GGT-614 Hydro Cell Generators.
Thrust System:Twin Water Jet Drives With Variable Pitch Buckets.
Impellers:5-Blade Variable Pitch.
Construction Cost:5 million.
Operating Cost:10,000 per year.
Weapons Systems:6 times R-40c Rail Guns.
5 times Series 4 Torpedo Launcher.
Small Boats: 1 times 25' RBS.
25 times Power Armored Troopers.
1 helicopter.
American Empire. The First of the PREDATOR-Class, USCGC PIRANHA (WPB-97002), was commissioned one week before the outbreak of events that would eventually become the Global Civil War.
The new 97' WPB had several critical enhancements over the 87s, including the new highly efficient Diesel engines, a larger boat well allowing for "all time wet" status using the deeper notch while allowing for the larger 25' cutter boats, even more improved mission sea keeping abilities (sea state 5 feels as calm as sea state 1), 30 knot max speed, and allows for a significantly larger crew (up to 20 persons maximum without hot-racking). The pilot house was equipped with an integrated bridge system including an electronic chart display system (ECDIS) which interfaces with the Navy's new surface search radar, GPS, and Blue Force tracker, as well as serving as the engineering control center by computerized engine controls. Finally, a full suite of computers allowed the crew to access the vessel's CD-ROM tech pubs and drawings instantaneously. The computers themselves were voice-controlled, allowing an OOD or EOW to sing out the drawing, publication, document, or etc. he or she wanted and have it instantaneously displayed. The entire steel hull was clad in a fiberglass "shell" to protect it from the elements and reduce maintenance costs (no painting required to maintain the hull; just slap on stickers for colors and markings). The anchors were re-rigged for no hands on necessity by using a scuttle and automatic winch system, and 2 stern anchors were installed (in the lazzerette, just forward of the steering gear); The mast was removed to increase the clearance; All hatches were redesigned to be flush-deck with spring-loaded hinges for nearly instant opening from the bottom, while increasing security.
Of special note was the boat notch. The 87's had a large, up-swinging notch door which could not easily be opened without hydraulic power. The new door swung sideways, allowing it to be opened at any time. However, in the event of hydraulic power failure, the boat notch had to be fully filled with water to allow the doors to open as external water pressure would keep them closed. In the event of sinking, the cutter boat could automatically launch itself by simply being released from its catch and winch lines, and allowing the vessel to continue sinking (however, this will take time in the event of most ordinary sinkings, as the crew would have dogged down all watertight fittings to delay sinking as long as possible).
The PREDATOR-Class were multi-mission platforms, capable of handling almost all of the many missions for which the Coast Guard was responsible, including aids to navigation maintenance when used in conjunction with a buoy-tending barge. However, their primary mission was offshore search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and national security, and the PREDATOR-Class proved capable of handling it all above the call of duty.
The PREDATOR-Class WPB's were built by several shipyards,, with the First one, Cutter PIRANHA, being accepted by her First Master Chief Petty Officer In Command, BMCM Jane MAYHALL, on 11 September, 1994, in Corpus Christi, TX. After a week of training, preparation, and a shakedown cruise, she set sail on her maiden voyage of 50 nautical miles to her homeport. After fueling and logistical port calls, PIRANHA arrived at 16:45 on 17 September as planned.
The PREDATOR-Class WPB provided the USCG with a visible and aggressive example of military readiness posture and a genuine commitment to defending her country against all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Additionally, her crews were instilled with an insatiable fanaticism to complete the mission, while additionally being trained to think independently, making them able to come up with solutions to any problem, and able to interpret orders without being hamstrung by them.
There were a half-dozen PREDATOR-Class at Macross Island on the day of the space fold incident; One of these, MAN-OF-War, suffered a series of design alterations during the 2 year trans-Pluto transit, then reversion back after arrival on Terra. After only a few years, she was retired and scrapped due to all the damage to her hull over the years of service.
However, other PREDATOR-Class hulls did survive the Wars, including the PIRANHA, which would be forced to stay in service until after the Second Invid Invasion, though mostly as a SAR platform. (Chief Warrant Officer 4 "Tug" Mc MAHON, of Andaries Multi-Stage Mecha System fame, would command her through most of these years.)
When the REF came knocking about a new platform, one of these vsls, HAMMERHEAD, happened to be on-board SDF-003 PIONEER (though WHY she was there is very much an open question). She was in no condition to be sailed, but she was inspected within an inch of her life, reverse engineered, and repowedred with a modern, environmentally friendly, hydrocell power plant which allowed for on-board fuel generation (by way of an installed water-breaking system). Over 20 of these ships were built and they carried on for 4 decades, until they were finally retired.
Name: PREDATOR-Class.
Model Type: Coastal Patrol Cutter.
Class: Ship/Cutter.
Crew: 12 to 18, depending on configuration.
Passengers: Another 5 to 10 personnel on "special assignments" can be accommodated. Usually these passengers are on board for less than one day, as there are not racks available for them.
Superseded By: Aircraft, FREEDOM-Class High Endurance Cutters
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Type-552 120' ATON-Class
Buoy Tending Barge.
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Various groups, public and private, had used buoy tending barges for hundreds of years by the time of the REF's return to Terra. Recognizing the need for cost effective shipping meant recognizing a need for Aids TO Navigation (ATON), of which buoys were the second line (behind
Maximum Safe Speed:14 knots.
Range:Per barge.
Length:120 feet.
Beam:50 feet.
Height on dry land:60 feet.
Draft:Can be lowered to 6' safely.
Clearance:Can be lowered to 25' safely.
Displacement:700 tons empty.
Potable Water Supply:200 gallons.
Safe Towing Limit:None: Towed or pushed barge.
Cargo:Up to 20,000 tons; Typically the only cargo carried is buoys.
Construction Cost:1 million credits.
Weapons Systems:None.
The British Empire had built 120' all black barge with a boom and below-deck berthing.
The PROTECTOR-Class vessels were too small to properly fit into notch on the barge's stern (which was clearly made specifically for a tugboat to push the barges), but a careful redesign of the notch made it possible to do so, and the barges were rebuilt.
Though ugly, these barges are highly versatile, durable, reliable, and capable of performing the mission of servicing any known type of buoy or other aid to navigation. The barges are also now equipped with piles drivers. Within a year, 4 of these barges had been built: ATON on the Euorpene Atlantic Coast (based out of La Coruna, BUOY based out of the Port of Fernandina, Florida, MARKER out of Bodega Bay, California, and BELL out of Port of Osaka, Japan were on station.
These barges and their dedicated crews kept the waterways open for international shipping, at very least, for years to come, and were supplemented by more than a dozen more over the next few years, two in the Great Lakes, two on the Mississippi Rvr, 5 in the Mediterranean, 4 in the Red Sea, 4 on each African coast, three along the Indian/Pakistani coast, 5 serving the rvrs of China, and a string of ten serving South America (both oceans).
Name: ATON-Class Buoy Tending Barge.
Model Type: Buoy Tending Barge.
Class: Barge.
Crew: 1 Warrant officer, 24 ship's crew. Total: 25.
Passengers: Another 10 personnel can be accommodated.
Superseded By: Locally built buoy tenders, most using a dedicated hull design.
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200' GUARDIAN-Class Combat Barges.
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The GUARDIAN-Class combat barges are basically scaled down and up armed versions of the barracks ships of the US Navy from WWII to Viet Nam. Intended specifically for extended station keeping within range of shore-based missile defenses, these barges are capable of maintaining their
Maximum Safe Speed:10 knots.
Range:Per barge (usually a PREDATOR-Class CPB).
Length:200 feet.
Beam:50 feet.
Height on dry land:60 feet.
Draft:Can be lowered to 6' safely.
Clearance:Can be lowered to 25' safely.
Displacement:1,000 tons empty.
Potable Water Supply:800 gallons.
Safe Towing Limit:None: Towed or pushed barge.
Cargo:None. Not intended for use as a cargo vessel.
Construction Cost:6 million credits.
Operating Cost:60,000 credits per year (mostly in crew's pay).
Weapons Systems:6 times R-40c Rail Guns.
Small Boats: 1 times ACH, 2 times ACM, 3 times ACL, and 5 times 25' RBS.
+/-200 times Power Armored Troopers.
Aero-Spacecraft: 5 times helicopters 1 times Supra-Hornet.
4 times M-24 Anti-Aircraft Turret.
position by way of 4 anchor/mooring cables connected to 35,000 pound "rocks," or concrete anchors. Amongst their other functions will be serving as, essentially, a floating dock for other small boats and as local command centers for some of the more outlier operations, and as a platform upon which to mount a lighthouse, a critical aid to navigation during the reconstruction, but a dangerous one, as ship's captains occasionally would push too close in an attempt to get their position fixes; For this reason, the GUARDIAN-Class were equipped with surface-scanning radar to 5 miles, and a VERY loud signal horn (5 short blasts) on a panic button.
Over a dozen of these platforms were built, towed into position behind a Liberty-Class Cargo Ship.
Currently only one of these vessels, Fairfax, still exists. She serves as a Sea Cadets training facility out of Monrovia, Liberia. The rest have either been sunk or sold for scrap. (At that, Fairfax is actually a reconstruction, and the original hull is unknown; It may not even have been a true GUARDIAN-Class.)
Because no two ports are the same, each GUARDIAN-Class was a little bit different, though they shared generally the same dimensions, and their average dimensions were exactly the same except for OLYMPUS SENTRY out of Livorno, as she was posted 5 miles off the coast and mounted a pair of M-14 rail launcher turrets. Due to her much heavier weapon's load, she was just slightly more than 1/8th larger than her sisters. The rest got their averaged measurements by necessity of the weight of their superstructure. One, PORTLAND SHIELD, was long and skinny to accommodate the surf, currents, and tides in the Cape Disappointment area, and would have made a very fast battleship had she been equipped with screws. Another, NHULUNBUY WATCHER, was short and fat, to fit into the bay.
As lightships the GUARDIAN-Class was equipped with a tower topside of 150 feet weighing 100 tons; The tower was built as retractable mast allowing it to be lowered in especially bad weather, the light being a white Morse Alpha characteristic (to identify it as a lightship).
They can support other small craft, but not too many at any given time, due to limited space.
Name: GUARDIAN-Class Combat Barge.
Model Type: Station Keeping Combat Barge.
Class: Barge.
Crew: 2 officers, 1 Warrant officer, and 35 ship's crew. Total: 38.
Passengers: Another 100 personnel can be accommodated (mostly small boat crews).
Superseded By: shore-Based Aerospace, ELEPHANT-Class Cargo Landship, EMIL LANG-Class Repair Landship, and FOLKER-Class Land Battleship.