Patrol class Close Escort

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Patrol class Close Escort
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Published, canon starship design.
Type: CE Close Escort
Also see
Blueprint No
Cargo 3 Tons
Cost MCr715.407 in quantity 572.326
Crew 17
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 6
Hull TBD
Jump J-3
Maneuver 6 G
Model TBD
Origin Principality of Caledon
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference TBD
Size 600 Tons
Streamlining TBD
Tech Level TL–12
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Patrol class Close Escort is a light warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Patrol Ships (sometimes AKA Patrol Boats) are usually smaller vessels, lightly armed or unarmed, but generally with plenty of sensors, designed to maintain order in an area of space among people and ships who are inclined to be orderly in the first place. They tend to be used for space-traffic, safety and compliance patrols in areas without a lot of armed threats; a Patrol Boat may have enough firepower to deter minor threats, but isn't usually employed in places where even minor threats are likely.

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 xTBD crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
4. Electronics Model TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses No 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 TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

In the Caledonian Navy Patrol and Surveillance ships largely observe space, keeping track of things that are there and watching for things that aren't supposed to be.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Close Escort:

  1. Type CE class Close Escort
    1. Patrol class Close Escort

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.