In the year 1689, tensions between Spain and France grew at their worst, and the year saw the bloodiest battles of the long war. During this time, there was a panel of French admirals assigned to lead the fleets. They were selected specifically for their skill and cunning wit in the face of certain doom.
- Jack Swordmenace, Admiral of the Western Caribbean Fleet
- Francis Bluehawk, Admiral of the Eastern Caribbean Fleet
Notable Battles during 1689
- The Battle of Cremont (Admiral Jack Swordmenace set an entire Spanish Armada ablaze by using a fire attack) : French Victory.