Ship Roles

The ships crew consists of the following

  • Captain – The Captain of a ship is responsible for the crew’s morale, alacrity, and expertise. On board, her word is law and she is responsible for justice (however rough) amongst the crew.
  • Navigator – The Navigator is responsible for the navigation of a sailing vessel.
  • Chaplin – The Chaplain is responsible for the spiritual well-being of those on board.
  • Surgeon – The Surgeon deals with battlefield casualties and the ongoing health of the crew.
  • Mates – The ship’s Mates command its crewmen in any number of roles.
  • Crewman – The rank and file of the crew, they may have differing levels of expertise.

Types of Crewman

  • Landsman – they possess no special skills required for sailing or maintaining a ship
  • Seaman – they are the typical sailor and have skill in profession sailor
  • Marine – trained more toward combat than sailing
  • Able Seaman – a skilled sailor
  • Veteran – a skilled marine
  • Corsair/Buccaneer – a highly trained seaman with combat training
CREWMAN PAY/DAY SPECIAL AVG. HP AVG. AC AVG. SAVES
Landsman 1 sp 4 11 0 / 1 / 0
Seaman 3 sp +4 Profession (sailor) 8 12 1 / 4 / 1
Marine 3 sp +1 BAB, 1 useful combat feat 12 14 4 / 1 / 0
Able Seaman 1 gp +5 Profession (sailor) 20 13 2 / 5 / 2
Veteran 1 gp +3 BAB, 2 useful combat feats 27 15 5 / 2 / 1
Corsair/Buccaneer 2 gp +7 Profession (sailor), 1 useful combat feat 30 17 3 / 7 / 2

Ship Roles

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