Endeavour Components

The Siverpeak -Fellsnow Venture

Archeosite Salvage

a) Suitable Site
Interview likely candidates; Shipmasters, traveling mages, sorcerors, antimancers, naval veterans.

b) Site Survey
Travel to and from location, mapping and surveying expertise, military appraisal, scouting for credible native threats, minimum legal/approval requirements from relevant ruler, military action to secure site (arms, armour for crewmen etc), excavation planning (ie labor, materials requirements).

c) Excavation
Varies greatly dependent on project.

d)Security
Well-armed/equipped crewmen or mercenary security forces, simple fortification construction expertise, scouts to range and warn against encroaching threats.

e) Profit
Contract agreements with buyers (collectors, jewelers, wholesalers, mages, smugglers, merchants, antimancers etc for sale of salvage), brokers and scribes to manage sales.

Establish a Mine

a) Suitable Site
(exploration)

b) Site Survey
Travel to and from location, chart safe passage, mapping and surveying expertise, military appraisal, scouting for credible native threats, minimum legal/approval requirements from relevant ruler, military action to secure site (arms, armour for crewmen etc), excavation planning (ie labor, materials requirements).

c) Operation
Transport labor force, purchase of slaves, mass food supplies, mass excavation equipment (picks, shovels, mules+feed, carts) Construction materials (saws, nails, lumber supplies for supports, mine-carts, metal for cart-tracks, smithy supplies, repair materials, cement), Expert labor (engineer, blacksmith, carpenter, cartwright, cook), mass tents.

d) Security
Overseers to manage labor-force, Well-armed/equipped crewmen or mercenary security forces, simple fortification construction expertise, scouts to range and warn against encroaching threats.

e) Profit
Transport costs, Storage vaults, offices+administrative staff in nearest port, arrange buyers/contract or trade alliance with Industrial House, broking services.

Establish a Port

a) Suitable Site
Exploration (Tartaria/Underway Coast), legal title to land/terra nullius/permission or arrangement with local ruler, chart safe passage, proximity to exploitable resources, unmet demand, ease of access to trading lanes, security and suitability of land arrangement (military appraisal).

b) Secure Site
Likely need for mercenary forces, far-reaching scouting expeditions to range/warn against potential threats, fortifications+primary buildings constructed (slave labor, stonecutting, milling, lumber supplies).

  • Construction; Walls, roads, mules, quarry, shipyard, mill. hunters, builders.
  • Protection of trade lanes by military.
  • Settlement services (arrangement with local ruler if applicable).
  • Well established market/product that can be profitably traded through the port.
  • Arrangements with noble houses to join the venture in various ways.
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