Insanity class Sloop of War
|Insanity class Sloop of War|
|Type: EH Sloop|
|Architect||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Canon||No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.|
|Cost|| MCr1,711.573 (base)|
|EOS||Still in active service.|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|Reference||Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
The Insanity class Sloop of War is a warship.
The Insanity class Sloop-of-war was a common Terran vessel that saw service towards the end of the Second Imperium. They were small warships mainly used on patrol, military, and anti-corsair missions. The few surviving examples of the class are historical artifacts housed in museums or kept in private collections.
Basic Ship Characteristics
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. 
|1.||Tonnage|| The Insanity class is constructed using a 1,600 Ton hull built in an elongated Cone configuration. The hull is fully streamlined and has airfoil surfaces, giving excellent atmospheric performance that is further enhanced by its onboard gravitic systems.
|2.||Crew|| x32 personnel.
|3.||Performance|| The vessel mounts a Jump-2 drive, a Maneuver-6 drive, and a Power Plant-6, giving performance of Jump-2 and 6-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 5 and an emergency agility of 6. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for one Jump-2 and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration.
|4.||Electronics|| Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/5fib computer: no backup computer is installed.
|5.||Hardpoints|| 16 hardpoints.
|6.||Armament||The normal weapons fit-out for an Insanity class is:|
|7.||Defenses||The hull is plated, structurally reinforced, and built with secure bulkheads and compartments that give it a High Guard armor rating of 6.|
|8.||Craft||The vessel carries no subcraft.|
|9.||Fuel Treatment||The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 416 Tons.|
|10.||Cost|| The basic cost of the vessel is MCr1,711.573
|11.||Construction Time|| 122 weeks (28 months) as standard.
|12.||Comments|| Standard cargo capacity amounts to 3 Tons.
Insanity class Sloops-of-war were common Terran vessels that saw service towards the end of the Second Imperium. It was a typical starship of its period, with an armored hull, over-engineered Jump-2 drives and powerful 6-G maneuver drives. These extremely rugged vessels were popular and saw service long into the Long Night. A number of examples of the class still exist.
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type EH class Heavy Escort
References & Contributors (Sources)
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- Marc Miller, Frank Chadwick, John Harshman. High Guard (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 20-37. (Design Sequence Used)
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master Scout Emeritus Adie Alegoric Stewart of the IISS
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science