Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort

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Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort
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TBD
Type: EFT Escort Frigate
Agility X
Also see Escort Frigate
Architect Timothy B. Brown
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 0.0 Tons
Cost MCr911.48 standard. MCr729.18 in quantity.
Crew 4 officers, 10 ratings
Officers 6
Enlisted 10
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 10
Hull Braced Cluster Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC TBD
Jump J-4
Maneuver 6 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/9 fib
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference TBD
Size 1,000 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–15
USP DE-A4469J2-150000-05034-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

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]

Image Repository[edit]

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General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

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 subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. [2]

Basic Ship Characteristics [3]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull 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.
4. Electronics Model/9 fib 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]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

The vast majority of this warship's class members are named after the flowers and colorful primary producer lifeforms (plants) from worlds across the Third Imperium. A Chrysanthemum is a flower from Terra. The entire class are sometimes called Mums for short. [17]

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Warship - Destroyer Escorts:

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.
  17. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak