Captained by Nirmathi dwarven war-hero turned freelancer, Walren Brunzinc, the Black Mist is a small dwarven single mast vessel now used exclusively on the Tourondel River as a river barge.
Rescued over 20 years ago, after one of the largest skirmishes between the Mothune and Nirmathi navy, the ship was decommissioned and given to the dwarven hero after the loss of one of his legs by the Nirmathi Government in compensation for the dwarf’s efforts. Captain Walren has modified the ship heavily, and has even included some hidden compartments to transport specialist cargo, including Mothuni defectors who would prefer to be taken as far away from Mothune and the prying eyes of Tamran, as possible.
The Black Mist is a stumpy, small-sailed barge of dwarven design, approximately 90 feet long and 30 feet wide. The captain’s and first mate’s cabin occupies the back third of the barge, and the forward section contains enough cots for approximately eight other passengers and crew in the forward compartments.
The current crew consists of Captain Walren, a heavily scarred Kellid man who calls himself Ewem, and the vessel’s man-at-arms, Anthond Bowe. The cabin also has a simple stove and normally enough provisions to last an entire journey. The remainder of the vessel usually contains a combination iron ingots bound for the forges in Tamran, and other cargo addressed to various businesses based in one of the numerous stops along the Tourondel River.
The Black Mist
Colossal ship Squares 3 (30 ft. by 90 ft.) Cost 10,000 gp
AC 2; Hardness 5 hp 1,620 (sails 360) Base Save +6
Maximum Speed 80 ft. (wind); Acceleration 20 ft. CMB +8; CMD 18 Ramming Damage 8d8
Propulsion wind or current Sailing Check Profession (sailor) Control Device steering wheel Means of Propulsion 30 squares of sails (one mast) Crew 8 Decks 2 (upper and lower) Cargo/Passengers 120 tons/80 passengers Weapons: None
This short, stubby vessel of dwarven design has one masts with square sails.