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Crack Pirate Steam-Pinnace
SS piratepinnace topgaz.png
Type Pirate
Stats Health: 80

Crew: 8

Crack Pirate Steam-Pinnaces are a common type of vessel used by various pirates, like the buccaneers of Low Barnet. It is, however, a reasonably powerful threat early on.


Has a single forward attack, doing light damage (Deck Salvo 02: Range: 140 , Hull Damage: 8, Arc: 200, Warmup: 10).


You've destroyed/defeated a Crack Pirate Steam-Pinnace[]

The ship is yours! What will you do with her?

Actions Requirements Effects Notes
Loot and scuttle her

She's a vile old vessel, and these zees aren't safe. Take what you can and move on.

Lean pickings

These pinnaces don't sail far from their hidden harbours, but here's something at the back of the hold -

Send her home with a prize crew

Two zailors should be enough for a skeleton crew, and she's fast enough to avoid most trouble.

    SS crewsmall.png Crew ≥ 3

    SS cardfansmall.png Luck challenge (80% to win)

Failed event If you defeated her crew but the hull remains intact, this option is available
Into the darkness

Your prize is never seen again. Perhaps a heptycheer devours your crew. Perhaps they devour each other. Perhaps they betray you and sail it to the Iron Republic, where laws cannot follow.

Successful event
Awaiting your pleasure

When you next return to London, return to your Lodgings to claim your prize money...

Raw Game Data[]

  • "BehaviourName": "aggressive",
  • "DormantBehaviour": "Wandering",
  • "AwareBehaviour": "HuntingPlus",
  • "BeastieCharacteristicsName" : "GenericShip",
  • "MovementSpeed" : 21,
  • "RotationSpeed" : 0.2,
  • "CombatAttackNames": ["DeckSalvo02"],