Shipsville is defended by local militia, a well trained guard and wooden palisades, and governed by a council of elders.
The town has temples for Melora, Erathis, Avandra and Pelor.
The main industries are wool, masonry and blacksmithing.
Shipsville is also known for bouts of restless dead, extensive catacombs and trading in magical rarities. Nearby terrain includes cultivated fields and small lakes.