The Wavestrider was an old trading ship converted from a small frigate and captained by Greydon Thorne, traversing Azeroth, landing in Alliance, Horde and neutral ports. She was a hundred feet long, had three masts, an iron bell, and its own dinghy but no cannons.
The crew was formed 4 years before the ship's destruction, two years after Greydon left his family in Lakeshire. Its crew consisted of 30 members and almost everyone had 5 years contracts, all except Makasa who joined two years and Aram who joined four years after the formation. Notably, It had three first mates, a quartermaster and a cook.
Its figurehead was carved by Anselm Yewtree on Greydon's extremely precise specifications also four years before the ship's destruction. Aram did not know what the figure was supposed to be, and if anyone else on the crew did then no one had admitted it. However as revealed by Aram's sketches, it was a figure of a naaru.
Some time after the discovery of Pandaria, it was blown and sunk on the Veiled Sea west of Feralas by Greydon's old enemy, Malus and his organization, the Hidden, after being betrayed by Jonas Cobb, the ship's cook. The only known survivors are the second mate Makasa Flintwill and Aramar Thorne, the cabin boy and Greydon's son.