Draper class Frigate
|Draper class Frigate|
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
|Type: FG Frigate|
|Cost|| MCr755.284 |
MCr. 604.347 in quantity
|Origin||Saldazar Security Squadron|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|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.
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
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.||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.|
|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.|
|9.||Fuel Treatment||Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification.|
|11.||Construction Time||98 weeks.|
History & Background (Dossier)
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)
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- Marc Miller, Frank Chadwick, John Harshman. High Guard (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 20-37. (Design Sequence Used)
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science