Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort

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Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort
Frigate-T5-Core-Rules-Pg-359 25-July-2018a.jpg
TBD
Type: DE Destroyer Escort
Agility 6
Also see Escort
Architect Timothy B. Brown
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 0.0 Tons
Cost MCr911.48 standard. MCr729.18 in quantity.
Crew 4 officers, 10 ratings
Enlisted 10
Officers 6
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 10
Hull Braced Cluster Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC Unknown
Jump J-4
Maneuver 6 G
Manufacturer Mark Cylo Shipyard
Marines 0
Model Model/9 fib
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP DE-KU64
Reference Fighting Ships 14.
Size 1,000 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–15
USP DE-A4469J2-150000-05034-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort is a light warship and a small, fast vessel intended for fleet and squadron escort duties.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Comments: The Chrysanthemum class destroyer escort is a small, fast vessel intended for fleet and squadron escort duties. 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. [1]

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A top view of Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort.
    Frigate-T5-Core-Rules-Pg-359 25-July-2018a.jpg

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

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 subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. [2]

Basic Ship Characteristics [3]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull 1,000 tons (standard) or 1.0 kton. 14,000 cubic meters. [4]
2. Crew 6 officers, 10 ratings. [5] Total: 16 crew.
3. Performance Jump-4.
4. Electronics Model/9 fib computer. [7]
5. Hardpoints 10 hardpoints. [8]
6. Armament Two triple missile turrets organized into one battery. One dual fusion gun turret functioning as one battery. Two single particle accelerator turrets organized as one battery. [9]
7. Defenses Armored hull (Factor-1). Five triple sandcaster turrets organized into five batteries. [10]
8. Craft One 50-ton cutter. [11]
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel scoops installed. No purification plant. [12]
10. Cost MCr 911.48 standard. MCr729.18 in quantity. [13]
11. Construction Time 30 months singly; 21 months in quantity. [14]
12. Comments It is a very flexible ship used throughout Imperial Space and easily reconfigured for a variety of specialized missions. [15]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The design is old, but efficient, with examples of the ship serving in the Imperial Navy for over a century. Chrysanthemums are ubiquitous, being encountered with larger fleet elements as well as working alone. [16]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: The vast majority of this warship's class members are named after the flowers and colorful primary producer lifeforms (plants) from worlds across the Third Imperium. A Chrysanthemum is a flower from Terra. The entire class are sometimes called Mums for short. [17]

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Ship - Warship- Destroyer Escort :

  1. Type DE class Destroyer Escort
    1. Agrippa class Destroyer Escort
    2. Aurdesko class Destroyer Escort
    3. Chrysanthemum class Destroyer Escort
    4. Fer-de-Lance class Destroyer Escort
    5. Gable class Destroyer Escort
    6. Ipltsiedle class Destroyer Escort
    7. Isokaze class Destroyer Escort
    8. Lucifer class Destroyer Escort
    9. Moshulu class Destroyer Escort
    10. Mossip class Destroyer Escort
    11. Nederland class Destroyer Escort
    12. Shamshir class Destroyer Escort
    13. Snow class Destroyer Escort
    14. Type D47 class Destroyer Escort
    15. Type HDE class Destroyer Escort
    16. Tyrian Lordship class Destroyer Escort
    17. Velroi class Escort Destroyer
    18. Zdieench class Destroyer Escort
    19. Zhdits class Destroyer Escort
    20. Zhosibadle class Destroyer Escort

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  3. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  4. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  5. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  6. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  7. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  8. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  9. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  10. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  11. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  12. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  13. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  14. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  15. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  16. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 14.
  17. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak