Fiery class Gunned Escort

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Fiery class Gunned Escort
Fiery-class-Gunship-THUMB-Ian-Stead-08-Jan-2019c.jpg
Several naval weapons systems aboard a Fiery class Gunned Escort.
Type: EG Close Escort
Agility 5
Also see Gazelle class Close Escort
Architect Timothy B. Brown
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Cargo 6.0 Tons
Cost MCrTBD
Crew 4 officers, 8 men
Enlisted 8
Officers 4
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 3/4
Hull Wedge Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC Unknown
Jump J-5/4
Maneuver 5/4 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Fighting Ships 17.
Size 300/400 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–14
USP EG-3455762-300000-40100-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Fiery class Close Escort is a light warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

These close escorts despite being woefully ineffective as combatants are fairly effective as deterrents to marauding forces. Many a merchant trader owes a debt of gratitude to the long-serving Gazelles and Fieries of the Imperial Navy and local sector navies. Not the best fighter, but often there when you need them. [1]

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A Fiery class Gunned Escort in colorful livery.
    Fiery-class-Ian-Stead-707683411 27-Jan-2019a.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 300 tons (standard). 4,200 cubic meters. Streamlined hull. L-Hyd tanks add 100 tons of fuel and displacement (CE-4444762) and cost MCr0.11. [4]
2. Crew x4 officers. x8 ratings. [5] Total: 12 crew.
3. Performance Jump varies with situation. With drop tanks installed and retained, jump-4 and 4-G. With drop tanks installed and dropped, jump-5 and 5-G. With drop tanks not installed, Jump-2 and 5-G. Power plant-7. 21-EP. Agility-0. [6]
4. Electronics Model/6 computer. [7]
5. Hardpoints x4 hardpoints. [8]
6. Armament Two particle accelerator barbettes organized as two batteries. Two triple beam laser turrets organized as two batteries. [9]
7. Defenses Armored hull (Factor-3). [10]
8. Craft One 20-ton gig. [11]
9. Fuel Treatment Integral fuel scoops and purification plant. [12]
10. Cost MCr359.3431 standard. MCr287.474 in quantity. [13]
11. Construction Time 16 months singly; 11 months in quantity. [14]
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: Variant: The Fiery class gunned escort is a variant based on the Gazelle class, the major difference being a streamlined hull. [15]

Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Vessel - Escort - Military Corvette:

  1. Type EG class Military Corvette
    1. Antarian class Corvette
    2. Banya class Light Fleet Corvette
    3. Berka class Heavy Fleet Corvette
    4. Fiery class Gunned Escort
    5. Flare class Gunboat
    6. Foxtrot class Corvette
    7. Gunbuster class Corvette
    8. Kalaron class Corvette
    9. KE7 Virulent class Corvette
    10. Kodan class Corvette
    11. Lakr class Corvette
    12. Lawful Means class Corvette
    13. Menace class Corvette
    14. Ming class Corvette
    15. Oegveng class Gunned Corvette
    16. Polaris class Corvette
    17. Rule of Man class Gunboat
    18. TC8 Nedric class Corvette
    19. Type RG class Assault Gunship
    20. Ueghzgi class Corvette

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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