Hogan class Frigate

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Hogan class Frigate
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Distant Fringe vessel.
Type: EH Frigate
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see Escort - Frigate
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 0.0 Tons
Cost MCr1,656.198 (base)
MCr1,324.959 (qty)
Crew 29
Enlisted TBD
74 Marines
Officers TBD
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 20
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
IOC TBD
Jump J-2
Maneuver 5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 74
Model Model/5 fib
Origin Association Naval Command
Passengers 0 High/Med 5 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Ron Kline Design
Size 2,000 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
USP FG-B6255E3-070000-52008-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Hogan class Frigate is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It is an streamlined, saucer fitted with fuel scoops for ocean refueling. They are capable of 5Gs of acceleration and the ship computer's power demands reduces the agility. Despite the massive drives and power plant fitted, which accounts for most of their construction cost, they have some power left over for 4-Agility. They carry enough fuel, internally for a single Jump-2, with a Jump-2 reserve for strategic withdrawal. They can carry drop tanks with an additional Jump-2 as needed. They are fitted with a pair of Model/5 fib ship computers.

This ship carries a 100 ton missile bay, four triple beam laser turrets, one dual plasma turret, and five sand caster turrets.

These ships carry 74 marines with 70 drop capsules.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

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. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull TBD tons.
2. Crew TBD crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-TBD
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model/5 fib ship computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

They are found protecting the worlds of the Enlightened. This design is a product of the TL–11 orbital boatyards of Blass (Halcyon 1333), and represent one of the major security elements of their fleet. This design serves with the Enlightened fleet. In Service: 10.

Distant Fringe Vessels[edit]

The Distant Fringe is said to be a far spinward-rimward area inhabited by colonists and refugees originating on Terra. The region is extremely isolated, separated from the rest of Charted Space by vast, almost uncrossable rifts that were once broached by a system of calibration Points and the use of tankers. Those few academics within Charted Space who have found references to the Distant Fringe regard it as little more than a tall tale. Likewise, many of the inhabitants of the Distant Fringe believe the existence of Charted Space to be mythical.[3]

Vessels originating within the Distant Fringe are very rarely encountered outside of the region. However, misjumps do occur and anomalies with bizarre spacetime and Jumpspace effects exist: as such, craft of this type are not entirely unknown within Charted Space.[4]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Each vessel within the class is named by the government of the state that produces it. They generally draw on traditional naming protocols and it is not uncommon for a historical class name to be reused.

  • Individual vessels within the class are issued specific serial numbers and transponder codes.
  • Naming a ship is considered a serious affair and is generally accompanied by a traditional ceremony, usually pouring a local beverage over the bows of the craft. Starfarers tend to be superstitious folk and a ship with a frivolous name is considered "unlucky".

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Vessel - Escort - Heavy Escort:

  1. Type EH class Heavy Escort
    1. Analex class Heavy Brig
    2. Blade class Heavy Frigate
    3. Eslar class Heavy Frigate
    4. Hogan class Frigate
    5. Honor class Frigate
    6. Hotspur class Sloop of War
    7. Hygiea class Heavy Frigate
    8. Insanity class Sloop of War

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. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  3. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak