Shadows in the Void
Gatherer-class ships are scavengers, small and quick. They roam the universe and pick the bones of battles long past, mine small asteroids and collect planetary debris.
Typically Gatherer-class ships will sell their stock to whomever has hired them, be it a corporation or the Coalition of Planetary Governments. The structure of Gatherer-class ships also makes them quite passable for smuggling small-to-medium-sized goods.
Armaments on these type of ships is typically the bare minimum: a converted mining laser complemented by small, point-defense turrets designed to stop debris from battering the ship’s modest hull.