A Merchant ship full of treasure and important dignitaries has hit some rocks and is going down. The passengers and the cargo must be saved (or illegitimately taken)!
This scenario is designed for equally sized opposing fleets of 900 points each.
Merchant lanes were sometimes used by different warring parties at the same time. In this scenario two opposing escorts and their precious cargo ships cross paths. Do you protect your own Merchant Ships or go after the enemy’s loot?
Each player has equal forces – comprising two Merchant Ships, on Frigate and three Brigs.
A Lady in Peril
A Noble Lady is travelling back home from the colonies on a Merchant convoy. Having got wind of this, a squadron of Privateers closes in to kidnap the lady for ransom.
The Defender’s fleet is comprised of three Merchant Ships. The attacker fields six brigs.