V.O.C. of the People
The Songbird and her crew, as dictated by Charlotte DuPont to Jamal Smeb, on the 5th of January, in the Year of Our Lord 1718.
THE SONGBIRD, finest in its class, swiftest ship East of the meridian.
BOATSWAIN Charlotte “Charlie” DuPont, who inspects the crew and ship, and keeps both sea-worthy;
and Agarwal Dopinder Singh,
and Laramie Diego,
and Rosie McGann,
and Teft Kholin, Able-Bodied-Sailors all, who man the deck and sails at her command.
SAILING MASTER John “Mel” Boughman, who charts and maintains our course.