Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort

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Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort
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Published, canon design.
Type: DE Destroyer Escort
Also see Type G class Frigate
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Cargo 0 Tons
Cost MCrMCr911.48 standard. MCr729.18 in quantity.
Crew 4 officers, 10 ratings
Officers 6
Enlisted 10
Hardpoints 10
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-4
Maneuver 6 G
Model TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 1,000 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–15
USP DE-A4469J2-150000-05034-0
Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort

The Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort is a light warship and a small, fast vessel intended for fleet and squadron escort duties.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Comments: The Chrysanthemum class destroyer escort is a small, fast vessel intended for fleet and squadron escort duties. This class of destroyer escort has been pressed into service in a variety of non-escort duties, including orbital patrols, police operations, garrison duties, and even limited strike missions. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Navy and IISS Universal Ship Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown here. The small craft factor indicates the number of squadrons (of ten craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary. [2]

Basic Ship Characteristics [3]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 1,000 tons (standard) or 1.0 kton. 14,000 cubic meters. [4]
2. Crew 6 officers, 10 ratings. [5] Total: 16 crew.
3. Performance Jump-4. 6-G. Power plant-9. 90-EP. Agility-6. [6]
4. Electronics Model/9fib computer. [7]
5. Hardpoints 10 hardpoints. [8]
6. Armament Two triple missile turrets organized into one battery. One dual fusion gun turret functioning as one battery. Two single particle accelerator turrets organized as one battery. [9]
7. Defenses Armored hull (Factor-1). Five triple sandcaster turrets organized into five batteries. [10]
8. Craft One 50-ton cutter. [11]
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel scoops installed. No purification plant. [12]
10. Cost MCr 911.48 standard. MCr729.18 in quantity. [13]
11. Construction Time 30 months singly; 21 months in quantity. [14]
12. Comments It is a very flexible ship used throughout Imperial Space and easily reconfigured for a variety of specialized missions. [15]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The design is old, but efficient, with examples of the ship serving in the Imperial Navy for over a century. Chrysanthemums are ubiquitous, being encountered with larger fleet elements as well as working alone. [16]

Selected Destoryer Escort Variant Classes[edit]

Destroyer Escorts:

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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  3. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  4. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  5. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  6. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  7. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  8. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  9. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  10. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  11. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  12. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  13. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  14. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  15. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  16. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.