was an interplanetary High Catherine passenger liner in the Epsilon Eridani system during the 25th century.
It was a medium-capacity liner, with a capacity of 6,000 passengers. Among other locations, it services the carousels and other habitats of the
Description Edit "As for those still awaiting transport, our current estimate predicts complete evacuation within four hours, twenty minutes, assuming we can get the liners in and out without incident."
"There's a liner docked now?" Dreyfus asked.
"Not a high-capacity vehicle. The biggest ship we have on-station is the medium-capacity liner High Catherine. She can carry six thousand at a time, but she takes a long time to load. The larger ship we've been using, the Bellatrix, can take ten thousand, but we're also using her to offload people from the Persistent Vegetative State."
- excerpt from a conversation between
Baudry and Dreyfus, chapter 25 of Aurora Rising
(2007), chapter 25 Aurora Rising
See also Edit
Liner - The general category of civilian interplanetary ship to which the High Catherine belonged to.
SHUTTLES AND SMALL CRAFT
: Civilian shuttles/small craft Trike | Tug | Cutter | Spherical shuttle | Flotilla excursion shuttle
: Police shuttles/small craft Panoply cutter
: Individual shuttles/small craft (spherical shuttle) Melancholia of Departure Remontoire's 'Trident' fighter (outrigger fightercraft)
Coalition shuttle | Flotilla delta-winged shuttle Cutter | "Claw" shuttle | Lighthugger orbital shuttle
: Individual atmo-shuttles | Scavenger's Daughter
INTERPLANETARY SPACECRAFT (LARGE SPACESHIPS)
: Civilian ships Freighter | Liner | Hospital ship | Lighthugger in-system craft
: Police and military ships Deep-system cruiser Demarchist military vessel | Conjoiner ''Moray''-class corvette
: Individual ships | Bellatrix | Democratic Circus High Catherine | Nightingale | Storm Bird
INTERSTELLAR SPACECRAFT (STARSHIPS)
- Generation ships Flotilla ships: , Santiago , Islamabad , Brazilia , Palestine
- Ramscoop starships
- Lighthuggers List ( , Sandra Voi , Nostalgia for Infinity , Zodiacal Light , Nightshade , Hirondelle , etc.)
- Alien starships Void warren (" ")
Antimatter engines | Ramscoop | Conjoiner Drive | Stealth Conjoiner Drive Dark Drive | Inertia-suppression Machinery | Cryo-arithmetic engine
SPACECRAFT WEAPONRY AND DEFENCES
Magnetic railgun | Boser | Ack-am | Foam-phase Munition | Pin-head munitions Camouflaging screens | Hypometric weapon | Bladder-mine
* - capable only of flight in the vacuum of space ** - double as both spacecraft and aircraft, depending on the need