1799 Renaissance game IN THE USN- patroling the gulf of Mexico capt Log
Game log 9/22/13 Sunday 9:16 pm Willis Va
Game master Christopher Lee House
Renaissance openquest d100
Location port of new Orleans November 24th Monday
USS Contaleny <fictitious name Vessel> 7th commissioned by The First Sec of the United states Navy Benjamin Stoddert, disembarked from the port of new Orleans with full Crew Capt Willem” Bill” Prince
Gulf patrol for the coast of the United states of America, into the Gulf of Mexico.
Nov 31 1799: It is fine weather , with strong breeze from the west , we are heading to the Keys , on sick call is Hommer Fitzmauris age 14 with a splitter that gone putrid, Dyke Ecchlin with vomiting of blood and other vial torments. when the Crewmen Twisdin Stritch spotted an un- marked Ship, heading south. We are going to try to hail her and see the make of her Crew and Captain.
The young crew man William Butler hosted the Colors.
The helms men Christopher Holms set the ship near the drink and lose all speed as the un-mark ship gets away under I am sure near 14 knots. I well reprimand the helmsmen later.
The Crew is left to tend the wash and swab. And I well continue to look out for the un-marked ship.
It has been brought to my attention that some members of the Crew have brought aboard some homebrew swell, so I have reduced rum rations till the swell is turned in to the ships Churgeon Deboise.
Seven days later a
Dec 7th brief storm crosses our path three men are injured, storm duration five hours
Four bottle of homebrew where turned into the doctor, tomorrow I well return the rations to standard cup and throw the bottle overboard!
Dec 9th encountered an adult sea serpent , it eat poor Crewmen Drake Cantston age 16, crew repelled serpent while Crewmen W. Butler shot it in the Eye with issued Carbine rifle.
I awarded W. Butler extra rum ration tonight for his markmenship.
The Brigantine was a type of ship used in large numbers, both as a Merchant vessel and as a Naval Ship. It carried 16 guns and was rigged for speed, having both Top gallant sails and royals.
These ships were used by Navies of the World for scouting and reconnaissance duties. They were used to track down ships of an enemy. Many of the Brigs of the late 18th century could carry sweeps for maneuvering in still weather. In 1814 the British Navy had 71 brigs of various types carrying 10 to 16 guns.
Length 110 ft.
Beam 28 ft.
Depth 16 ft.
Crew 100 to 120
Mov : 12+
Cannon 4D8 80m 10 mins 8 40 4 x16
crew 124 men and women
<see crew rooster?
why is there females on a ship in 1799 ?
Well in the world of 1799 in alternate world as it where, black plague, way back took out most males , so the need for labor pool and due issue of the church and Joan of Arc Winning against the English , the pope <french> declare Women to be equal among men, (to save Joan from social and political issue) this started the equal rights movement as it where early with legal rights followed so as to own land instead of male hair, because of Elizabethan Laws and issues to change her own Hersey as it where.