K56 class System Defense Boat

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K56 class System Defense Boat
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Type: PF System Defense Boat
Also see
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Cargo 9 Tons
Cost MCr456.5
Crew 11
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 3
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-0
Maneuver 5 G
Model TBD
Origin Principality of Caledon
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 300 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–10
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The K56 class System Defense Boat is a defensive warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

In the Caledonian Navy these system defense boats are used to protect shipping and patrol refueling points within a system's gas giants. They feature a streamlined hull with thick armored plates, and three turrets. They carry a triple beam laser battery, a triple missile turret and a pair of plasma guns.

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]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage TBD tons.
2. Crew TBD
3. Performance TBD
4. Electronics TBD
5. Hardpoints TBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
  • No additional information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
  • No additional information yet available.
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 8 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

These 300 ton Corvettes (SD) vessels are non-jump-capable intra-system escorts and screening ships. There were 226 of the K56-Class built. They are TL-10 and a bare few serve as training vessels. Dozens of others have been sold to private buyers, while dozens more have been scrapped.

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.