Depression class Dreadnought

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Depression class Dreadnought
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Non-canon fan design.
Type: BDNA Heavy Dreadnought
Also see
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon {{{canon}}}
Cargo 545.5 Tons
Cost MCr564,863.1  in quantity 451,890.48
Crew 4,462 with 500 Marines
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Era {{{era}}}
Hardpoints 5,000
Hull {{{hull}}}
Illustration {{{illustration}}}
Jump J-3
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 500
Model TBD
Origin Old Worlds
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Frozen Watch Low
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 500,000 Tons
Size-cat {{{size-cat}}}
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–12
USP BA-V4336F4-A91106-888K8-C
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Depression class Dreadnought is a very large warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

This enormous class of TL–12 Dreadnought is very intimidating. They are a fleet major combatant, and a ship of the line. The Old Worlds Navy relies on this class to meet and destroy the enemy quickly and efficiently.

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 500,000 tons.
2. Crew 4,462 with 500 Marines. There is a low watch to replace crew losses.
3. Performance It has Jump-3 range and 3-Gs acceleration with matching Agility.
4. Electronics x1 Model/6fib Computer. It has some redundant systems in the event of battle damage, including the computer and screens.
5. Hardpoints 5,000 hardpoints.
6. Armament The spinal mounted meson gun is complimented by missile bays, fusion guns, particle accelerators and beam laser batteries.
7. Defenses They have abundant sand batteries, repulsors and fairly heavy armor.
8. Craft It carries twenty cutters, a launch tube, and a battalion of marines. There are twelve squadrons of heavy fighters, as well. Drop Capsules: 50 (plus 450 Ready).
9. Fuel Treatment It is partially streamlined for gas giant refueling with scoops and a fuel refinery.
10. Cost MCr564,863.1  in quantity 451,890.48.
11. Construction Time 48 months.
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Built for Battle Fleet Gdynia (world) in the Crucis Margin Sector in the Old Worlds Navy.

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.