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Indiaman Front 2.png
Rate5th Rate
ChasersStern Chasers
Broadside Weight
Cannon Broadside Weight225pd
Carronade Broadside WeightN/A
Battle Rating220
Total Crew380
Sailing Crew110
Minimum Crew60
Max Speed11.04kn
Turn Rate3.06
Bow Armour Hit Points1250
Side Armour Hit Points5000
Stern Armour Hit Points500
Structure Hit Points2500
Bow Armour Thickness34cm
Side Armour Thickness56cm
Stern Armour Thickness22cm
Sail Hit Points5000
Mast Thickness88cm
Rigging TypeSquare
Cargo Capacity4000
Cargo Slots24
Crafting Level25

General Description

The Indiaman is currently the largest merchantman in the game being able to carry 4000 tons of cargo, she is also the most heavily armed merchantman with a total of 28 guns, 22 of which are 18pd cannons.


Deck Cannon Count Cannon Size Carronade Size
Gun Deck 22 18pd 32pd
Weather Deck 6 9pd 24pd
Stern Chasers 2 9pd 68pd


The Indiaman is a sluggish vessel due to her size, however her speed is not to be underestimated as she is capable of making a respectable 11.60kn, which is .30kn slower than Le Gros Ventre.


Here is the Sailing Profile for the Indiaman; you will note that she performs decently with the wind anywhere abaft her beam, but still displays a stronger preference for a broad reach compared to the more nimble trading ship Le Gros Ventre. Because she behaves largely like most of the other ship-rigged vessels, her low speed becomes an even more serious issue. For this reason a merchant aboard the Indiaman should either restrict their traveling to safe waters or only sail with an escort. Her low speed and maneuverability present real danger despite her theoretical potential for defence.


The Indiaman is based on a drawing from af Chapman.

How to get Crafting recipe

The Indiaman blue print drops from Le Gros Ventre.

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Last Verified Name
19/09/2017 bobk