Type G class Frigate

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Type G class Frigate
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Published, canon design.
Type: DE Destroyer Escort
Also see
Blueprint Yes
Cargo 0 Tons
Cost MCrMCr911.48 standard. MCr729.18 in quantity.
Crew 4 officers, 10 ratings
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 10
Hull TBD
Jump J-4
Maneuver 6 G
Model TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP G-FB43
Reference TBD
Size 1,000 Tons
Streamlining TBD
Tech Level TL–15
USP TBD
Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort

The Type G class Frigate is a small, fast vessel intended for fleet and squadron escort duties.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

This class of Destroyer Escort has been pressed into service in a variety of non-escort duties, including orbital patrols, police operations, garrison duties, and even limited strike missions.

Description: It is built on a 600-ton TL-11 braced cluster hull. At its core, the frigate includes drives that support up to Jump-3 and 4-G acceleration, but the performance and endurance of any particular example will depend on the subhulls fitted. [1]

Crew Dossier: The frigate requires a number of crew. [2]

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. [3]

Basic Ship Characteristics [4]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage TBD
2. Crew TBD
3. Performance TBD
4. Electronics TBD
5. Hardpoints TBD
6. Armament TBD
7. Defenses TBD
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost TBD
11. Construction Time TBD
12. Comments TBD

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The design is old, but efficient, with examples of the ship serving in the Imperial Navy for over a century. Type G class Frigates are ubiquitous, being encountered with larger fleet elements as well as working alone.

Remarks: The frigate is designed to support the cruiser, but also take independent action. It is produced with a variety of interchangeable mission-related subhulls, the frigate can be sent on a long-range sensor sweep mission, return to base and change subhulls, and then return to duty as a missile ship, a hospital ship, or even a communications ship. [5]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Frigate:

  1. Type G class Frigate
    1. TBD class Frigate

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. Marc Miller. "Starship Design and Construction." T5 Core Rules (2013): 358.
  2. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  3. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  4. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  5. Marc Miller. "Starship Design and Construction." T5 Core Rules (2013): 358.