Draper class Frigate

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Draper class Frigate
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Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Type: FG Frigate
Also see
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon {{{canon}}}
Cargo 8 Tons
Cost MCr755.284
MCr. 604.347 in quantity
Crew 17
Officers 4
Enlisted 13
Hardpoints 7
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-2
Maneuver 6 G
Model TBD
Origin Saldazar Security Squadron
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 700 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–11
USP FG-74266E2-240000-32004-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Draper class Frigate is a light warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

There are five of these ships currently in service. They can be carried by Trundi Fringe class Light Cruisers. This is an escort and patrol vessel used in an anti-piracy role. They carry enough fuel for a Jump-2 with a Jump-1 reserve.

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 700 tons, partially streamlined close configuration.
2. Crew x17 crew includes the Pilot, Navigator, 8 Engineers, 1 Medic, 5 Gunners, 1 Flight Crew, 8.5 staterooms, double occupancy.
3. Performance Jump-2, 6-G acceleration, 6-power, 42-EP, Agility-4.
4. Electronics (x2) Model 5 fib computers.
5. Hardpoints x7 hardpoints.
6. Armament x4 triple missile launcher turrets in 1 battery, x1 dual plasma gun turret with 2 batteries, and x1 triple beam laser turret in 1 battery.
7. Defenses Factor-2 hull armor, x1 triple sand caster turret as 1 battery.
8. Craft None.
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification.
10. Cost MCr755.284.
11. Construction Time 98 weeks.
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Viewed as inexpensive when purchased in bulk, this ship is designed and built by Saldazar (1633 Far Home) A341753-B after 98 weeks for the prototype and 79 weeks for the production models at modest expense. In keeping with the Saldazar Security Squadron's internal security mission, this class was designed with a defensive mindset.

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.