Nonsuch class Patrol Frigate

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Nonsuch class Patrol Frigate
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Non-canon fan design.
Type: FG Frigate
Also see
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon {{{canon}}}
Cargo 3 Tons
Cost MCr2,980.221
Qty: MCr 2,384.176
Crew 80 with 34 Marines
Officers 16
Enlisted 64
Hardpoints 25
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-2
Maneuver 6 G
Model (2) Model 5 fib
Origin Lon Mardos Defense Forces
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 2,500 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–11
USP FG-B1267E2-500000-34006-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Nonsuch class Patrol Frigate is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Capable of a single jump 2 and 6 Gs acceleration and equipped with twenty-five turrets, this design can escort friendly merchants and conduct commerce raiding when needed. It is not intended to stand against ships of the line. The are very fast and agile but don't carry heavy weapon systems. It carries a pair of model 5 fib computers, for excellent fail-safe fire control from the CIC. The streamlined needle/wedge hull is armored enough to resist crippling critical hits. They are heavily compartmentalized with reinforced bulkheads. The ship is fitted with fuel scoops and fuel purification refineries for wilderness ocean refueling. There are 34 marines aboard who are deployed and recovered by a pair of 20 ton drop boats. There is a 3 ton cargo bay as well. There are twenty triple missile turrets firing as port and starboard batteries, a dorsal triple beam laser turret and eight plasma cannons fitted for all aspect, close quarters battle.

The crew consists of 11 command, 11 engineers, 12 gunnery, 5 flight, 5 flight, 2 security specialists, and a small platoon of 34 marines. There are 43 staterooms for the 16 officers and 64 enlisted crew. The prototype required 126 weeks to construct and fit out. The production model was completed in only 101 weeks and at reduced cost.

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 2,500 tons.
2. Crew 80.
3. Performance Jump 2, 6G, Power 7.
4. Electronics (2) Modle 5 fib.
5. Hardpoints 25 hardpoints.
6. Armament 20 triple missile turrets, 1 triple beam laser turret, and 4 dual plasma gun turrets.
7. Defenses Factor 5 armor.
8. Craft 2 x 20T Gigs.
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification.
10. Cost MCr2,980.221
Qty: MCr 2,384.176.
11. Construction Time 10.5/9 months.
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Built for the Lon Mardos Defense Forces, this is a multi-role TL–11 design.

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.