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Boron Orca
ClassTL Large Transport
Buy: @22.344.668 Cr
Speed (Min-Max)73.90 - 110.80 m/s
Acceleration (Min-Max)4 - 6 m/s2
Steering (Min-Max)0.3 - 0.5 RPM
Hull Strength
Max. Shield (Total)5 x 200 MJ (1,000 MJ)
Shield Reactor3,800 MW
Cargo Class (Min-Max)50,000 - 50,000 @ ST
Laser Capacitor15,300 MJ
Laser Recharge153 MW
                                                                                                         Main x 2
                                                                                                         Right x 2
                                                                                                         Rear x 2
                                                                                                         Left x 2
10 M3+-M5


The Boron TL is considered a faster version of the Argon Mammoth in usage, with a respectable cargo capacity and similar pricing.

As with all TL class ships, it is terribly undershielded, and liable to explode upon exiting a gate when anything larger than a corvette is ahead of it. Of course, the Orca's large size even when compared to other TLs exacerbates this problem.

A common issue with the Orca is its width in the rear area; it is actually wider than it appears when piloting it, so caution must be taken to steer clearly of other ships, gates, and stations, in order to avoid collisions.


The Boron Orca is a heavy-duty transporter craft, fractionally bigger than the Argon Mammoth. It cannot dock directly at a space station and has to rely on a relay of smaller ships to ferry cargo backwards and forwards to it. Despite looking cumbersome the Orca is maneuverable and is slightly faster than the Argon Mammoth. Many of these ships are privately owned and it is possible to hire them - for a price.

Physical Characteristics[edit]

It has a similar shape to other Boron big ships such as the Shark, although its rear section is slightly wider than that of the others.


Like all TLs the Orca can defend itself when attacked by fighters, but not larger ships.



For Sale at Known Shipyards[edit]

Suggested Roles[edit]

See Also[edit]

Ships by Class
Capital  M1M2 / M2+M7 / M7M / M7C
Escort  M6 / M6+M8
Fighter  M3 / M3+M4 / M4+M5
Transport  TLTS / TS+TPTM
TL Ships
Argon  Mammoth
ATF  none
Boron  Orca
Goner  Ozias
Kha'ak  none
OTAS  none
Paranid  Hercules
Pirate  none
Split  Elephant
Teladi  Albatross
Terran  Atmospheric LifterMobile Mining Base-Ship
Xenon  none
Yaki  Ryu
Boron Navigation
Core Sectors Depths of Silence | Great Reef | Kingdom End | Lucky Planets | Menelaus' Frontier | Queen's Harbour | Queen's Retribution | Queen's Space | Reservoir of Tranquillity | Rolk's Drift | Rolk's Legacy
Border Sectors Atreus' Clouds | Barren Shores | Bluish Snout | Dark Waters | Faded Dreams | Great Trench | Hila's Joy | Hollow Infinity | Light Water | Mists of Elysium | Menelaus' Oasis | Menelaus' Paradise | Ocean of Fantasy | Rolk's Fate | Shining Currents | Shore of Infinity | Unknown Sector (18,16)
Capital Ships M1: Shark | M2: Ray | M2+: Megalodon | M7: Thresher | M7C: Guppy | M7M: Kraken
Fighters M3: Barracuda | M3+: Skate | M4: Mako | M4+: Pike | M5: Octopus
Escort Ships M6: Hydra | M6+: Heavy Hydra | M8: Marlin
Transports TL: Orca | TM: Pleco | TP: Angel, Manta | TS: Dolphin | TS+: Sturgeon
Shipyards Depths Of Silence | Great Reef | Kingdom End | Lucky Planets | Ocean of Fantasy | Queen's Retribution
Racial Wares BoFu | BoGas | Plankton | Stott Spices