Traders Snow

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Traders Snow
Traders Snow Front.png
Rate 6th Rate
Guns 22
Chasers None
Broadside Weight
Cannon Broadside Weight 66pd
Carronade Broadside Weight 198pd
Battle Rating 10
Total Crew 65
Sailing Crew 30
Max Speed 10.94kn
Turn Rate 5.52
Structure
Bow Armour Hit Points 438
Side Armour Hit Points 1750
Stern Armour Hit Points 175
Structure Hit Points 875
Armour
Bow Armour Thickness 23cm
Side Armour Thickness 39cm
Stern Armour Thickness 16cm
Sail Hit Points 1750
Mast Thickness 47cm *
Rigging Type Square
Draught Shallow
Cargo Capacity 900
Cargo Slots 24
Crafting Level 13

 General Description

The Traders Snow is a traders version of the regular Snow, to achieve space for extra cargo it looses most of its guns and some of its crew, it can match the Traders Brig for speed and maneuverability but has a better armor on all sides and an additional 5 crew over it's lighter counterpart, and is generally the preferred choice of traders who want to maximize profits and are willing to risk losing a larger vessel to do so.

Armament

6x 6pd cannon or 18pd carronades on her weather deck and 16 6pd cannons or 18 pd carronades on her second deck is the total armament of the Traders Snow

Deck Cannon Count Cannon Size Carronade Size
Gun Deck 16 6pd 18pd
Weather Deck 6 6pd 18pd
Bow Chasers 2 4pd 12pd
Stern Chasers 2 4pd 12pd

Characteristics

The Trader Snow is a Trader ship and as such lacks all but a basic armament intended only to be used to slow pursuing enemy with chain shot. As a Square sailed ship it reaches it's maximum speed when sailing windward. When tacking the snow is very slow and an easy target for lighter vessels.

When carrying particularly valuable goods it is recommended to travel with an armed escort of lighter vessels which can tie down attackers for long enough for the snow to escape with it's cargo.
SailingProfileTRADERSSNOW.png

Here is the Sailing Profile for the Trader's Snow. She handles just like the regular Snow; she'll do well sailing at a beam reach, but is fastest on a broad reach around point 135-150 and is also very forgiving about putting the wind too directly behind her. She does not fare very well sailing upwind, however.

How to get Crafting recipe

Crafting recipe can be bought from Admiralty or Pirate Den for 30 combat marks.

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