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Freighters, or cargo ships, are designations given to starships and vehicles that are assigned to ferry goods, materials and substances from one location to another. (TNG video games: Armada, Armada II; et al.)

Freighters carry cargo inside their own hulls, in designated spaces called cargo holds or cargo bays. Larger vessels of these classifications are more likely to carry cargo in the form of bulk goods and sealed, standardized containers. In many designs, cargo containers can be docked externally to the main hull, to be undocked and exchanged at each port.

These ships sometimes have some capacity for carrying passengers, although the quality of accomodations can vary widely. Transports are more specifically designed to transport people.

Freighter classes

freighter and cargo ship classes
Federation Aakenn-classAltair-classChariot-classFederation cargo shipFederation mining freighterFiji-classLaweya-classLiberty-classMidway-classMoKal-classMonarch-class • Overfield-classRakota-class
Klingon Empire Baka Re' -class • Besz Ra'te' -class • Klingon cargo ship • Klingon mining freighter • Plen Zha-class
Romulan Star Empire Graffler-class • Romulan cargo ship • Romulan mining freighter • Vespin-class
other Borg collectorCardassian mining freighterFerengi cargo shipGroumall-classJ-class • Species 8472 collector • Y-class

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Starship classification
By type argosy • assault shipattack cruiserattack fighterbattle cruiserbattleshipbird-of-preycargo transportcarriercolony ship • combat support tender • construction ship • corsair • corvettecouriercruisercutterdestroyerdreadnoughtescortexplorer • fast attack ship • fast cruiser • freighterfrigatefuel transport • gunboat • heavy cruiser • heavy escort • hospital shipliaison cutterlight cruiser • light frigate • medical frigate • mining freighter • monitor • passenger liner • patrol cruiser • personnel carrier • prison barge • repair tender • research vessel • research cruiser • runaboutscoutstrike cruiser • super carrier • surveyortanker • tender • timeshiptransport • troop transport • tugwarbirdwarpshuttle
Alphanumeric I • II • III • IV • VVIVIIVIIIIXXXIXIIXIIIXIVXV • XVI
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