The Artemis is a mid-sized sloop. She is 80 feet long and 25 feet wide. The Artemis has two private cabins, each with two built-in beds about five and a half feet long. She has four huge guns.
- Artemis was the Greek goddess of the moon and hunting, the twin of Apollo and the daughter of Zeus and Leto. She was known as Diana to the Romans.
- Author Diana Gabaldon kept a blog titled, "Voyages of the Artemis" from 2008 to 2011. Thereafter she began publishing blog posts on her website.
- One of the gunners on the Artemis is named Tom Sturgis. Tom Sturgis is the name of a longstanding brand of pretzels in the USA, founded in 1861 in Pennsylvania.
- Claire deals with a number of ailments and injuries while on board the Artemis:
- Brodie Cooper, a seaman on board the Artemis, plays the fiddle.