Rhinegold class Destroyer

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Rhinegold class Destroyer
Sword World Symbol Small.png
Symbol of the Sword Worlds
Type: DH Destroyer
Agility 3
Also see Destroyer
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 37.0 Tons
Cost MCr9,331.62 (base)
MCr7,465.296 (qty)
Crew 86
Enlisted 66
Officers 12
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 80
Hull Wedge Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC Unknown
Jump J-3
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 8
Model Model/6 fib
Origin Sword Worlds Confederation
Passengers 0 High/Med
16 Low
QSP DH-08S33
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 8,000 Tons
Size-cat BCS
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP DH-M1336F3-991106-88808-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Rhinegold class Destroyer is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It is a vessel with 1-G and J-1 performance with a streamlined TBD hull.

The Rhinegold class have screens, a repulsor bay and a battery of sandcasters for defense, in addition to the armored hull and the vessel's agility. Beam laser and fusion gun batteries can be used for point defense versus missile salvos as well as to attack with. The class lacks meson weaponry, but particle accelerator and missile bays provide a powerful offensive capability.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A fictional chit in the style of Fifth Frontier War representing a squadron of Rhinegold class Destroyers. The color of the counter indicates its allegiance to the Sword Worlds Confederation.
    Large-Destroyer Fictional-FFW-Sword-Worlds-J3 30-Sept-2019.png

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

The wedge-shaped hull has a flattened profile with large lateral pods. The vessel has good atmospheric performance.

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 8,000-tons. Streamlined wedge configuration.
2. Crew 86 crew.
  • 12 Officers, 66 Enlisted.
  • 8 Marines.


3. Performance Propulsion:
4. Electronics Bridge. x1 Model/6 fib ship computer.
5. Hardpoints x80 hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for a Rhinegold class is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones x2 30-ton Ship's Boats.
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Tankage: 2,880.0 tons.
10. Cost MCr9,331.620
  • MCr7,465.296 in quantity.
  • Architects Fee: MCr93.316
11. Construction Time 38.5 months to build.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

A warship constructed within the Sword Worlds Confederation.

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 Ship - Warship- Heavy Destroyer:

  1. Type DH class Heavy Destroyer
    1. Androct class Destroyer
    2. Clergy class Destroyer
    3. Crusader class Destroyer
    4. Decisive Action class Destroyer
    5. Faker class Fleet Escort
    6. Heng-O Type 24 class Destroyer
    7. Jerzhtsie class Destroyer
    8. Payback class Destroyer
    9. Rhinegold class Destroyer
    10. Spruance class Destroyer

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