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1 hour ago, Nightwing said:

Here is the finished Sea Ghost. This is the ship detailed in the AD&D module U1, The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh. I have worked her up to-scale, 1" = 5'. Each deck is separable so that below deck action can be carried out. The bottom deck can be flipped over to show the bilge floor plan. I've put a 1" grid on each deck and painted in the walls and doors.  You can see the WIP photos in the WIP forum if you're interested. 


I'm considering making a sloop and a treasure galley, too. But if I do that won't be for a couple months. Need to take a break and dig up some nice deck plans. 


I hope you like her!  My group begins a pirates D&D game this week!  The game begins with our characters having just been dumped off in Jamaica for various offenses committed in England. My character, Simon Kershaw, was a shipwright's assistant in England. When the Master shipwright used (and took credit for) one of Simon's ideas for an improvement to a ship design, Simon set fire to the ship before it left the harbor, thus earning himself a spot aboard the prison ship...


Suggestions for improvement welcome!






I really love what you did. It's a great inspiration. 


I can't see how you handled the secret doors.


BTW U1 was the 1st module I ever bought. It will always have a special spot in my heart. I think is also why I am always looking for cargo terrain items. Gotta make high stacks of them!

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I left the "S" indicators off of the floor plan where the secret doors are. I figured that if I actually run tSSoSM adventure again and use this ship for that section of the module, the secret doors wouldn't be right there staring the players in the face. 


It it is a great module!  I remember my big brother running that adventure with me and my friends. The haunted house and the ship are both deeply embedded in my memory. 

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I really want to build my own ship now...  You did a great job in the WIP, as I recall.  Here's the link to the WIP for anyone who's not skilled with forum fu:  http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/75565-sea-ghost-a-to-scale-pirate-ship-pic-heavy/


I've got a group doing Savage Tide and I'm pretty sure I'm going to need a full ship mock-up for that adventure path.  ::D: 


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