P. F. Sloan class Fleet Escort
|P. F. Sloan class Fleet Escort|
A typical PF Sloane in deep space, nearly devoid of visible stars.
|Type: EU Fleet Escort|
|Hull Configuration||Cylinder Hull|
|Streamlining||Partially Streamlined Hull|
|Fuel tank||0 Tons|
|Architect||Timothy B. Brown|
|End of Service||Still in active service.|
|Cost||MCr4,168.16 Standard |
MCr3,334.526 In Quantity
|Quick Ship Profile||EU-5KU64|
|Canon||Published, fan design|
|Reference||Fighting Ships 18.|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.|
- It carries significant armament and a comprehensive defensive suite.
- It ordinarily carries three cutters and a light complement of drones.
- It has a 40 sophont crew and no marines.
The P. F. Sloan class Fleet Escort is intended for routine fleet security and support. Fleet escorts are assigned in quantity for local or system defense any time that several squadrons or a fleet are present. If it is remembered that Sloans are lightly armed and armored, then their performance can be seen as admirable, although they cannot withstand major engagements. 
- A typical PF Sloane in deep space, nearly devoid of visible stars.
- A "Sloan" firing on a Corsair Vessel.
- A "Sloan" under transit within a Star System.
General Description & Deck Plans
No information yet available.
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 subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. 
|Basic Ship Characteristics |
|1.||Tonnage / Hull||5,000 tons (standard) or 5.0 ktons. 70,000 cubic meters. |
|2.||Crew||x8 officers, x32 ratings.  Total: 40 crew.|
|4.||Electronics||Model/9 fib ship computer. |
|5.||Hardpoints||Two 50-ton bays; 30 hardpoints. |
|6.||Armament||Two 50-ton missile bays. Thirty triple beam laser turrets organized into three batteries. |
|7.||Defenses||Armored hull (Factor-5). Nuclear damper (Factor-2). Meson screen (Factor-2). |
|8.||Craft||Three 50-ton cutters. |
|9.||Fuel Treatment||This ship is equipped with fuel scoops. Its fleet escort role allows it to dispense with fuel purification plants. |
|10.||Cost||MCr 4,168.16 standard. MCr3,334.526 in quantity. |
|11.||Construction Time||38 months singly; 25 months in quantity. |
|12.||Comments||Standard cargo capacity amounts to 40.0 tons.|
The P. F. Sloan class Fleet Escort is intended for routine fleet security and support. Fleet Escorts are assigned in quantity for local or system defense any time that several squadrons or a fleet are present. If it is remembered that Sloans are lightly armed and armored, then their performance can be seen as admirable, although they can not withstand major engagements.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
Naming Practice/s: The namesake ship of the class was named after a venerated Terran rock star musician / entertainer. Subsequent ships were named after entertainers from across the Third Imperium including Solomani, Vilani, Suerrat, and other races and groups. They are also informally known as Philip Gary Schleins or Flips. 
Peculiarities: The designed is noted for having very well designed galleys, but very poorly designed air filtration systems, meaning that the pleasant smells of a good meal, or the horrible smells of a bad meal are known to linger throughout the ship. Flatulence from lattuce or cabbage-based meals are infamous throughout the Imperial Navy. 
Selected Fleet Escort Variant Classes
- Type EU class Superheavy Escort
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|The featured ship was originally designed using one of the Classic Traveller ship design rules:|
|The featured ship was originally designed using Squadron Strike: Traveller (SST) ship design rules.