Robert V.S. Redick

IMS Chathrand Details




The Chathrand has seven decks and a hold.
From high to low, they are:

TOPDECK (roofless)
......Main Deck
.............Upper Gun Deck
.....................Lower Gun Deck
---------------------(water line)-----------------------
.........................................Berth Deck
..................................................Orlop Deck
.........................................................Mercy Deck
...................................................................HOLD

Built upon the topdeck are the FORECASTLE (at the bow or front of the ship) and QUARTERDECK (at the stern or rear), both of which are reached by ladders from the topdeck.

The QUARTERDECK is the command center of the vessel, and is normally restricted to officers. CAPTAIN ROSE’S CABIN is beneath the quarterdeck. The ISIQS’ STATEROOM is located at the extreme stern of the upper gun deck.

The MASTS of the Chathrand are as follows:
(bow) FORE-MAST | JIGGER-MAST | MAIN-MAST | MIZZEN-MAST | SPANKER-MAST (stern)


Shipboard Bells & Hours
as standardized by the Alifros Sailing Code

# of bells Time of Day
1 12:30 | 4:30 | 8:30
2 1:00 | 5:00 | 9:00
3 1:30 | 5:30 | 9:30
4 2:00 | 6:00 | 10:00
5 2:30 | 6:30 | 10:30
6 3:00 | 7:00 | 11:00
7 3:30 | 7:30 | 11:30
8 4:00 | 8:00 | 12:00

Crew

A Partial Muster of the crew of
I.M.S. CHATHRAND
at her final launch,
12 Vaqrin 941, Etherhorde

                                                   

1. Officers, in order of seniority: 
ROSE, Nilus Rotheby, Captain and Final Offshore Authority 
USKINS Pidetor Fraut, First Mate 
FIFFENGURT, Graf Starling, Quartermaster 
FRIX, Coxilrane, a.k.a. “Firecracker Frix,” Second Mate 
ELKSTEM, Honorik, Sailmaster 
SWELLOWS, Mittelbrug, Bosun 
TEGGATZ, Rexstam, Cook 
RAIN, Dr. Claudius, Ship’s Surgeon (substitute for Dr. Ignus CHADFALLOW)  

2. Other Servants of His Supremacy the Emperor 
ISIQ, His Excellency Admiral Eberzam, Imperial Ambassador to Sidpa 
ISIQ, Lady Thasha, his daughter 
ISIQ, Lady Syrarys, the Ambassador’s consort 
STANAPETH, Hercól, the Ambassador’s valet and martial tutor to Lady Thasha 
OGGOSK, Lady Gosmeíl Pothrena, Duchess of Tiroshi, seer and special advisor to Capt. Rose 
NAGAN, Captain Shtel, Commander of the Ambassador’s honor guard  
DRELLAREK, Sgt. Pelagio, Commander of Imperial Krakn Battalion # 4 (registered as marines) 
THYNE, Mars F., and AKEN. T., Representatives, Chathrand Trading Company  

3. Private Passengers of Distinction 
LAPADOLMA, Pacu, niece of Lady Lapadolma Yelig 
LATZLO, Ernom, merchant, live animal trade 
KET, Liripus, merchant, soap and solvents 
BOLUTU, Dr. Belesar, veterinarian, by special arrangement with His Supremacy   

4. Sailors and Tarboys 
BYRD, TANNER, gun captains  
SPURN, LAPWING, LEEF, main-top men 
BINDHAMMER, FEGIN, COOTE, foremen 
DASTU, PEYTR, senior tarboys 
PATHKENDLE, Pazel, a.k.a. “Muketch”, “Traitor’s Boy”, “Silvertongue”, “Pazel the Unthanked”, an Ormali tarboy 
UNDRABUST, Neeps, a Sollochi tarboy 
JERVIK, REYAST, TUBSUNG, BRAWARDINE, DURBEE, SWIFT, SAROO, “FRIENDLY”, HATSPORE, “CRUMB”, “MUSTARD STICK”, “SORRY SUDS”, FROWSY, ET.AL. tarboys   

5. Non-humans (including the ixchel infestation) 
DIADRELU TAMMARIKEN AP IXHXCHR, Lady, co-sovereign of Ixphir House Clan 
TALAG TAMMARIKEN AP IXHXCHR, Lord, her brother, co-sovereign of Ixphir House Clan 
TALIKTRUM TALAGRUK AP IXHXCHR, his son, a candidate for Lordship 
ENSYL, LUDUNTE, MIDRYL, FENTRELU, members of Ixphir House Clan 
STELDAK, Rose’s prisoner and poison-taster, an ixchel of Etrej 
REFEG and RER, augrongs, anchor lifters
SNIRAGA, a Red River cat, Lady Oggosk’s pet 
JORL and SYZYT, blue mastiffs, belonging to Lady Thasha Isiq 
STARGRAVEN, FELTHRUP , a rat 
MASTER MUGSTUR, a rat 
NIRIVIEL, a bird of prey 
RAMACHNI FREMKEN, a mink or weasel (?) 

Note: Because the mission of the Chathrand was, at the time, a state secret of unprecedented gravity, the editor of this volume makes no claims as to this muster’s completeness. Others were aboard whose names are lost to history, in all likelihood forever.