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Large merchantmen are ocean-going vessels. They have large cargo capacity, can carry numerous guns, and have plenty of room for crew and passengers. Furthermore, they can be sailed with a smallish crew to save money. The large merchantman’s hull structure allows the vessel to carry significant cargo and fairly heavy firepower. Though designed primarily as cargo ships, large merchantmen have been converted into privateer or military vessels with great success The merchantman and East Indiaman are variations of this design.

Large Merchantman
A mid-sized trader with some firepower and maneuverability
Prevalence: Common
Physical Size: Medium
Maneuverability: Medium
Durability: Medium
Best Sailing Point: Running Broad Reachto Broad Beam Reach
Comparative Speed: Medium
Best Speed: Medium
Max. Cannons: 20 
Max. Crew: 125 
Min. Crew: 16 
Ideal Crew (w/ Max Cannons): 64 
Cargo Capacity: 120 tonnes
Basic Sale Price: 600?