The first two tiers of captains are available immediately, but additional tiers of better, more expensive, captains become available as more areas are unlocked.
Some high-level bar upgrades increase your chance of attracting captains with particular specialities.
At reset, or when rerolled, the visiting captain (if any) is replaced by a new randomly determined visiting captain, and the current visiting captain is lost.
Captains have base stats determined by their quality.
This is also where the player may get the most detail about individual captains or crew members.
A player may have a maximum of 5 captains and 25 crew members at any given time.
From April to July 1943 VF-11 downed 55 enemy aircraft in aerial combat at Guadalcanal. From then until February 1945 the squadron engaged in strike and air-to-air combat missions resulting in the shoot down of 102 enemy aircraft with dozens more destroyed on the ground.
As a direct result of its combat record, the squadron was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation.
Although there are free captains and crew members available, replacing them with better crew members hired using chimes and port resources will be critical to advancing through the game.
Using the Lifeboat perk from port Random events can save a captain or crew member from death.
A ship must have a captain before it can go on a voyage.
Until a captain has been assigned to a ship, crew cannot be assigned to it and previously assigned crew will not be shown.
On 20 January, another squadron, VF-111 (1956-95) then assumed the designation until its disestablishment in 1995. Navy frequently has given the same designation to two or more aviation units, leading to lasting confusion. VF-11 was established at NAS North Island California on 10 October 1942 equipped with F4F Wildcats, and on 23 October was on its way to Hawaii.