Colony Ship

Colony ships are vessels that are built to carry around colonists and their belongings. As a class, it is similar to the freighter but it is generally smaller and features large areas dedicated to stasis pods as opposed to large external cargo containers.

Generally, colony ships are medium-sized and relatively fast, some of them are built not to bring colonists to an existing colony but to found a new one instead, these ships are often jump capable and designed to be part of a larger fleet.