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Xebec, with it's distinctive graceful look, is good all-around ship that can be used in multiple roles. They are usually slightly smaller than frigates and are not as heavily armed either. Xebecs have a history of being corsair ships and they were often seen in the Mediterranean. Their high speed gives them advantage over their slower moving prey and they also have good maneuverability. Xebecs are also quite well-suited for being merchant vessels.