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A ES-class Sloop is a kind of light Escort, a secondary combatant vessel.

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Library Data Referral Tree

Please refer to the following AAB Library Data for more information:
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Description (Specifications)

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Image Repository

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Escort Combatants (Secondary) - The Lightcraft Hierarchy

A number of smallcraft and ACS combatants exist:

  1. Smallcraft (F or U) (0 to 99 tons)
  2. Bigcraft (W or Other) (100 or larger tons)
  3. Escort (E) (100 to 2,499 tons)
    1. Brig (EB) (100 to 2,499 tons)
    2. Close Escort (EC) (100 to 2,499 tons)
    3. Frigate (EF) (100 to 2,499 tons)
    4. Corvette (EG) (100 to 2,499 tons)
    5. Sloop (ES) (100 to 2,499 tons)
  4. Destroyer (D) (2,500 or larger tons)

Strategy & Tactics (Doctrine)

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Supraclass Roles

Sloops typically serve the following roles:

  1. Sampan (ES)
  2. Schooner (ES)
  3. Sloop (ES)
  4. Sloop of War (ES)

Supraclass Archtypes

ES-class Sloop Supraclass Archtypes
Archtype Type Code TL Range Remarks
TBD TBD TBD None

History & Background (Dossier)

A Sloop is a Royal Caledonian Navy term for a light escort vessel. They fill the same role as vessels referred to as "Escorts", "Patrol Frigate", "Escort Cruisers", "Destroyer Escorts" or "Corvettes" in other fleets.

Caledonian Sloops are generally between 800 and 1,300 tons, are generally built to TL-11 standards (as the buccaneers and Reavers that are their normal foes are generally built to even older standards) although generally armed to TL12 level, and are in particular designed for high on-station endurance, carrying enough supplies to remain on patrol for 6-8 weeks without resupply.

Selected Variant Types & Classes

Merchant Ship:

  1. Type A class Free Trader
    1. Beowulf class Free Trader

Ship Summary List

Some of the most commonly used vessels in this role or these roles include:

12 Representative Sloop (ES) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Image Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Image Canon
Antarian class Schooner ES 600 ACS 11 Antares Imperium 2 6 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Belton class Sampan ES 600 ACS 13 Solomani Confederation 4 4 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Castle class Sloop ES 1,280 ACS 12 Principality of Caledon 3 3 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Flower class Sloop ES 1,200 ACS 12 Principality of Caledon 2 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
KE4 Horde class Sloop ES 400 ACS 10 Korsumug Empire 1 5 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Predator class Sloop ES 1,200 11 Principality of Caledon 2 6 {{{illustration}}}
River class Sloop ES 1,000 ACS 12 Principality of Caledon 2 2 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Rule of Man Schooner ES 600 ACS 11 Rule of Man 2 6 {{{illustration}}}
TC4 Attaray class Schooner ES 400 ACS 11 Trooles Confederation 2 3 {{{illustration}}}
TC5 Galores class Sloop ES 500 ACS 11 Trooles Confederation 2 4 {{{illustration}}}
Victrix class Multimission Sloop ES X ACS X Third Imperium X X No
Wolf class Strike Escort ESE 400 ACS 12 Malorn Union 3 3 No No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.


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