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Mission Mission Sea.png Mission Avcom.png Mixed Mission
This mission involves both Avcom and Ship combat at various stages.
The Burdens of Command
Nation: Britain-Crest.png France-Crest.png Spain-Crest.png
Career: Naval Officer
Location: Britain-Crest.png St. John's
France-Crest.png Port-de-Paix
Spain-Crest.png Santo Domingo
Level: This mission becomes available at character level 50. 50 This mission becomes available at character level 50.
NPC: Britain-Crest.png Whitworth
France-Crest.png Leopold Simiot
Spain-Crest.png Arturo la Cruce
Rewards: Dubloons icon.png 4325 Doubloons
1875 Experience
Coat: Naval Rear Admiral
Hat: Admiral's Bicorne
Title: Rear Admiral
Champagne: x1
Royal Commendation: 10
Ultima Ratio Regum (skill)
Britain-Crest.png British Navy: Gain 250 points
France-Crest.png French Navy: Gain 250 points
Spain-Crest.png Spanish Navy: Gain 250 points

'Yard Armor

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If you please, ma'am, Rear Admiral Whitworth asked me to deliver verbal orders to you. Some rather unusual verbal orders, if you don't mind me saying so, ma'am. You're to report directly to... er... the jailhouse in St. John's.

Mission Notes

British players report to Rear Admiral Whitworth in St. John, Antilles.
Spanish players report to Rear Admiral la Cruce in Santo Domingo, Antilles.
French players report to Rear Admiral Simiot in Port-de-Paix, Antilles.

In a discussion with your superior, you to discover that he had been behind much of the treason that encumbered your progress so far.

The next part of this mission will take place in your Capital City port. Once back in your Capital port, You report to a new superior whom tasks you with a nearly impossible assignment, but he also believe that since you have made it this far, you are the best chance of leading the Naval Squadron to a victory.

Mission Objectives

  • Neutralize the Western Gun Battery 0/2
  • Neutralize the Eastern Gun Battery 0/2
  • Capture the enemy base
    • Defend the Base
    • Defeat 18 opposing Nation's Ships

Phase 1

Phase 2