Ekawsiykua class Escort
|Ekawsiykua class Escort|
Published, canon design.
|Type: EL Escort|
|Passengers||10 High/Med 0 Low|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
- It is a military ship.
Using an 800-ton hull, the escort is a military vessel employed by clans for space patrol and combat duties.
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||800 tons. The ship is unstreamlined.|
|2.||Crew||The escort requires a crew of eight: captain/pilot, navigator, five engineers, and a purser/exec. Generally, a medic, eight gunners, eight small craft pilots, two pinnace gunners, and a boarding party of ten soldiers are also carried on board in double occupancy staterooms.|
|3.||Performance||Fuel tankage of 380 tons supports the power plant and allows one Jump-4, and provides a 20-ton reserve for use by the vessel's small craft.|
|4.||Electronics||Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/4 computer.|
|5.||Hardpoints||The ship has eight hardpoints installed and eight tons allocated to fire control.|
|6.||Armament||Eight triple turrets mount three triple lasers and three triple missile racks.|
|7.||Defenses||Two triple sandcasters.|
|8.||Craft||The ship carries two armed pinnaces and five fighters for scouting and patrol duties.|
|10.||Cost||The ship costs MCr578.17 (including 10% discount for standard designs).|
|11.||Construction Time||It takes 25 months to build.|
|12.||Comments||There are twenty staterooms and no low berths.|
History & Background (Dossier)
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References & Contributors (Sources)
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- J. Andrew Keith, Marc Miller, John Harshman. Aslan (Game Designers Workshop, 1984), TBD.
- 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