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Boron Sturgeon
ClassTS+ Heavy Transport
Buy: @1,831,183 Cr
Speed (Min-Max)40.0 - 64.0 m/s
Acceleration (Min-Max)1 - 2 m/s2
Steering (Min-Max)3 - 6 RPM
Hull Strength66,900
Max. Shield (Total)1 x 200 MJ (200 MJ)
Shield Reactor1,250 MW
Cargo Class (Min-Max)7,500 - 16,500 @ XL
Laser Capacitor1,400 MJ
Laser Recharge13 MW
                                                                                                         Back x 2
                                                                                                         Left x 1
                                                                                                         Right x 1


The Boron Sturgeon, introduced in Albion Prelude, is the Boron's entry in the new set of TS+ Heavy Transporters designed to compete with the OTAS Mistral Super Freighter. It moves at a glacial pace, but has an enviable cargo bay. It makes an excellent fleet supply transporter or CLS ship, but is outclassed as a CAG or Mk3 Trader by other TS+ ships thanks to its slow speed.


The Boron Sturgeon is a heavily armored alternative to the aging Dolphin. Still undergoing development, the design remains subject to unexpected system errors and navigation issues. Despite these flaws, the Kingdom of Boron is continuing funding for further development of the ship. Deemed sufficiently stable for public use, the prototype was released to market a few months ago. The latest version has received updates to its navigation system, but is otherwise no different from its first iteration.

Physical Characteristics[edit]

The Sturgeon looks much like a long Dolphin, but much more elegant. While the Dolphin leaves its storage crates "bare," the Sturgeon covers them with what looks like a green metal tarp. The crates can still be seen from the ventral side of the ship.


Like any other TS, the Sturgeon is nearly defenseless. It does mount 200MJ shields and up to 4 lasers, but it does not have the laser generator to power the HEPT. It can, however, also mount the energy-efficient Energy Bolt Chaingun and the Sturgeon has cargo space to spare for ammunition.


Built-In Equipment



Variant Depths of Silence Great Reef Kingdom End Lucky Planets Ocean of Fantasy Queen's Retribution
Sturgeon x

Suggested Roles[edit]

Thanks to its slow speed, the Sturgeon is outclassed by the Split Drake in most respects, despite its larger cargo bay, except for tasks that do not require speed to outrun other freighters. This makes the Sturgeon excellent for CLS work among your own factories, or as a fleet resupply ship, thanks to its ability to carry 16,500 cargo units.

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
TS+ Ships
Argon  Lotan
ATF  none
Boron  Sturgeon
Goner  none
Kha'ak  none
OTAS  Mistral Super Freighter
Paranid  Snotra
Pirate  none
Split  Drake
Teladi  Tern
Terran  Hayabusa
Xenon  none
Yaki  none
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