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Indiaman Front 2.png
Rate 5th Rate
Guns 28
Chasers Stern Chasers
Broadside Weight
Cannon Broadside Weight 225pd
Carronade Broadside Weight N/A
Battle Rating 220
Total Crew 380
Sailing Crew 110
Minimum Crew 60
Max Speed 11.04kn
Turn Rate 3.06
Bow Armour Hit Points 1250
Side Armour Hit Points 5000
Stern Armour Hit Points 500
Structure Hit Points 2500
Bow Armour Thickness 34cm
Side Armour Thickness 56cm
Stern Armour Thickness 22cm
Sail Hit Points 5000
Mast Thickness 88cm
Rigging Type Square
Draught Deep
Cargo Capacity 4000
Cargo Slots 24
Crafting Level 25

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 N/A
Weather Deck 6 9pd N/A
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