Convoyer class Close Escort

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Convoyer class Close Escort
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Non-canon fan design.
Type: DE Destroyer Escort
Also see
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Cargo 11 Tons
Cost MCr1,033.639
Qty: MCr 826.911
Crew 49 with 24 Marines
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 10
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-3
Maneuver 6 G
Model TBD
Origin Anubian Trade Coalition
Passengers 0 High/Med 6 Low
QSP TBD
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 1,000 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–12
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Convoyer class Close Escort is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

This design can escort friendly merchants and conduct commerce raiding when needed. It is not intended to stand against ships of the line.

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. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage TBD
2. Crew TBD
3. Performance It is capable of a single Jump-3 and 6-Gs acceleration with a streamlined needle/wedge hull.
4. Electronics It carries a model 6 fib computer.
5. Hardpoints It is equipped with ten turrets.
6. Armament A dual fusion gun turret provides point defense. Four triple missile turrets fire as a single battery and four triple beam laser turrets are grouped into two batteries.
7. Defenses There is a single triple sand caster turret for defense.
8. Craft It carries a pair of light fighters to scout systems and to enhance its firepower. They can also be used to support the small marine platoon. The marines are equipped with drop capsules and a pair of 20 ton recovery boats for dust off and retrieval. There is a 4 ton air raft as well.
9. Fuel Treatment It is fitted with fuel scoops and fuel purification refineries.
10. Cost TBD
11. Construction Time TBD
12. Comments The hangar deck can be used for cargo when the fighters are not required.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Built for the Anubian Trade Coalition, this multi-role design serves in all five fleet squadrons.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.