TC13 Falcon class Destroyer
|TC13 Falcon class Destroyer|
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
|Type: DD Destroyer|
|Cost|| MCr1,507.013 (base)|
|Crew||38 with 12 marines|
|Model||No information yet available.|
|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 TC13 Falcon class Destroyer is a warship.
The TC13 Falcon class Destroyer is a destroyer class deployed by the Trooles Confederation. Examples of the class can be encountered throughout the coreward parts of Theta Borealis Sector. The vessel has a fully streamlined conical structure hull. It is fitted with fuel scoops and fuel purification plant allowing it to perform wilderness ocean refueling.
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|| The TC13 Falcon class Destroyer is constructed using a 1,300 Ton hull built in a fully streamlined conical structure configuration. The hull is capable of wilderness ocean refueling.
|2.||Crew|| x38 personnel.
|3.||Performance|| The vessel mounts a Jump-2 drive, a Maneuver-6 drive, and an upgraded fusion Power Plant-7, giving performance of Jump-2 and 6-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 6 and an emergency agility of 6. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for a Jump-2 and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration. It is fitted with drop tanks, should extended range operations be required.
|4.||Electronics|| Adjacent to the bridge are a pair of Model/5 fib computers.
|5.||Hardpoints|| x13 hardpoints.
|6.||Armament|| TC13 Falcon class Destroyer are fitted with weapon systems for naval service.
|7.||Defenses||Factor-3 hull armor|
|9.||Fuel Treatment||The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 351 Tons. They are delivered with a new set of optional jump 2 drop tanks, which can be fitted as needed.|
|10.||Cost|| The basic cost of the vessel is MCr1,507.013 (base)|
|11.||Construction Time|| 156 weeks as standard, 125 weeks in bulk.
|12.||Comments|| Standard cargo capacity amounts to 4.0 Tons.
History & Background (Dossier)
The TC13 Falcon class Destroyer class is used by the Trooles Confederation. These fully streamlined conical structures can land on planetary surfaces. They carry a token marine squad. They don't have subcraft or ship's vehicles. The armor has been upgraded. They feature the offensive punch of the heavy missile bay matched with the best speed and agility in the fleet. Designed to serve as a pursuit vessel. No enemy ship can elude them. A back up model 5 fib computer was fitted to assist them as an informal electronic warfare vessel for smaller squadrons.
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 Scout Emeritus Adie Alegoric Stewart of the IISS
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science