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Mission Mission Sea Sea Mission
This mission involves instanced ship combat (including blockade running, or rescue and recovery operations).
Catching a Break
Nation: Britain-Crest France-Crest Spain-Crest Pirate-Crest
Career: All
Location: Britain-Crest Santa Catalina
France-Crest Pensacola
Spain-Crest Cape de Vela
Pirate-Crest Jacob's Clock
Level: This is a level 18 mission, and becomes available at character level 13. 18 This is a level 18 mission, and becomes available at character level 13.
NPC: Britain-Crest James Chapman
France-Crest Mathias Ardion
Spain-Crest Escobar Gonzalez
Pirate-Crest Justin Marle
Rewards: Dubloons icon 1925 Doubloons
333 Experience
Previous: For the Good of the Town
Next: Definitive Proof
Information based on version 2.15.37.0 Current game version is 2.15.46.0

That merchant ship you saved has had interesting news: they say they have sighted the missing Magistrate's ship! The Deputy Magistrate is doubtful, but suggests to send out a convoy as bait to hopefully draw out whoever captured his boss.

Mission Notes

A massive sea battle against a fleet of pirate ships that are all within a level range of approximately 16-19. You will be supported by half a dozen NPC ships, three of which are the convoy ships which have to survive. So you should draw as much agro as possible, as quickly as possible - especially since none of your escortees seem very hesitant to jump right into the middle of the fray.

Mission Objectives

  • Protect All Convoy Ships
  • Destroy All Enemy Ships: 0/7

Note about the Pirate version

  • As of 1.3.53.0, the pirate version is somewhat different: you do not have six NPC allies (with three being convoy ships), but only two, with one of them being a convoy ship which has to survive. And that single ship is a 'Halifax' Schooner with a (Fallback) rating. This makes the mission objective practically unachievable in any ship that's even close to the mission level and is very probably a bug (it has been reported).
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