KE4 Horde class Sloop

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KE4 Horde class Sloop
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Type: ES Sloop
Agility 4
Also see Escort
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 20.0 Tons
Cost MCr395.376 (base)
MCr316.301 (qty)
Crew 13
Enlisted 10
Officers 3
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 4
Hull Saucer Hull
Illustration No
Jump J-1
Maneuver 5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/4 fib
Origin Korsumug Empire
Passengers 0 High/Med 2 Low
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 400 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–10
USP ES-46156D2-340000-210002-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The KE4 Horde class Sloop is a light warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It is a vessel with 5-G and J-1 performance with a streamlined saucer hull. They are streamlined saucers capable of wilderness ocean refueling. They carry enough internal fuel for two jumps and are fitted with additional drop tanks for Jump-1 as needed for extended range operations.

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 400 tons.
2. Crew x13 crew


x6.5 double occupancy staterooms.

3. Performance Performance:
4. Electronics Bridge. Model/4 fib computer
5. Hardpoints x4 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • x1 triple missile launcher turret, firing as a Factor-2 single battery.
  • x1 dual plasma gun turret, firing as two Factor-1 batteries.
  • x1 triple pulse laser turret, firing a one Factor-2 battery.
7. Defenses Factor-3 hull armor.
  • x1 triple sand caster turret, firing as a single Factor-4 battery.
8. Craft x1 20-ton Gig

x1 4-ton Air/Raft

9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification
10. Cost MCr395.376 (base)
MCr316.301 (qty)
11. Construction Time 64 weeks to build, 51 weeks in quantity.
12. Comments Standard cargo capacity amounts to 20.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

They are used in patrols for the Korsumug Empire. They are faster than the battle scouts, but less well protected. They can carry more cargo, vehicles and are streamlined so that they can land on planetary surfaces. The two low berths are frequently used for prisoners or wounded.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Vessel - Escort - Sloop:

  1. Type ES class Sloop
    1. Antarian class Schooner
    2. Belton class Sampan
    3. Castle class Sloop
    4. Flower class Sloop
    5. KE4 Horde class Sloop
    6. Predator class Sloop
    7. River class Sloop
    8. Rule of Man class Schooner
    9. TC4 Attaray class Schooner
    10. TC5 Galores class Sloop
    11. Victrix class Multimission Sloop

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.