Nonsuch class Patrol Frigate

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Nonsuch class Patrol Frigate
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Type: EF Frigate
Size 2,500 Tons
Hull Configuration [[{{{hull}}}]]
Tech Level TL–11
Computer (2) Model 5 fib
Jump J-2
Maneuver 6 G
Hardpoints 25
Staterooms 0
Crew 80 with 34 Marines
    Officers 16
    Enlisted 64
    Marines 34
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 3.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Lon Mardos Defense Forces
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Cost MCr2,980.221
Qty: MCr 2,384.176
Canon Unpublished, fan design
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Nonsuch class Patrol Frigate is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Capable of a single jump 2 and 6 Gs acceleration and equipped with twenty-five turrets, this design can escort friendly merchants and conduct commerce raiding when needed. It is not intended to stand against ships of the line. The are very fast and agile but don't carry heavy weapon systems. It carries a pair of model 5 fib computers, for excellent fail-safe fire control from the CIC. The streamlined needle/wedge hull is armored enough to resist crippling critical hits. They are heavily compartmentalized with reinforced bulkheads. The ship is fitted with fuel scoops and fuel purification refineries for wilderness ocean refueling. There are 34 marines aboard who are deployed and recovered by a pair of 20 ton drop boats. There is a 3 ton cargo bay as well. There are twenty triple missile turrets firing as port and starboard batteries, a dorsal triple beam laser turret and eight plasma cannons fitted for all aspect, close quarters battle.

The crew consists of 11 command, 11 engineers, 12 gunnery, 5 flight, 5 flight, 2 security specialists, and a small platoon of 34 marines. There are 43 staterooms for the 16 officers and 64 enlisted crew. The prototype required 126 weeks to construct and fit out. The production model was completed in only 101 weeks and at reduced cost.

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 craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 2,500 tons.
2. Crew 80.
3. Performance Jump 2, 6G, Power 7.
4. Electronics (2) Modle 5 fib.
5. Hardpoints 25 hardpoints.
6. Armament 20 triple missile turrets, 1 triple beam laser turret, and 4 dual plasma gun turrets.
7. Defenses Factor 5 armor.
8. Craft 2 x 20T Gigs.
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification.
10. Cost MCr2,980.221
Qty: MCr 2,384.176.
11. Construction Time 10.5/9 months.
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Built for the Lon Mardos Defense Forces, this is a multi-role TL–11 design.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Vessel - Escort - Frigate:

  1. Type EF class Frigate
    1. Accel class Light Frigate
    2. Chaiik class Frigate
    3. Dead Sun class Frigate
    4. Draper class Frigate
    5. Ghost class Frigate
    6. Hazard class Frigate
    7. Idris class Frigate
    8. KE11 Ancestor class Frigate
    9. Kinunir class Vanguard Cruiser
    10. Krivak class Frigate
    11. Last Armada class Fast Escort
    12. Leedos class Frigate
    13. Mangle class Frigate
    14. Maurus class Frigate
    15. Montgomery class Frigate
    16. Musuna class Frigate
    17. Naga class Frigate
    18. Nevato class Frigate
    19. Nonsuch class Patrol Frigate
    20. Nowa Sol class Frigate
    21. Oorlog Jacht class Frigate
    22. Pilum class Frigate
    23. Plasma Storm class Frigate
    24. Revenge War Sloop class Corvette
    25. Rr'xighik'ker class Frigate
    26. S-17r class Frigate
    27. Sardis class Frigate
    28. Se Koez class Frigate
    29. Surprise class Light Frigate
    30. Taranil class Patrol Frigate
    31. TC10 Kalsop class Frigate
    32. Type 053H Xiamen class Frigate
    33. Type G class Frigate
    34. Type VF class Frigate
    35. Uxkoong class Frigate
    36. Yubari class Frigate

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