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|12-20-2007, 08:12 AM||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Eckernförde, S-H, Germany
For the first time ever, I decided to start my career in 1939. I was ordered to patrol AM 32. On the way I stumbled over a taskforce west of Scapa at night. I decided to attack, although I couldn`t get nearer than 2 km and only had around 90 m water under the keel. The taskforce was formed by Hood, Repulse, 2 Southamptons and 3 DDs. I fired 3 torps at Hood, one exploded around 5 seconds after leaving the tube. Strangely, the ships didn`t evade, so still a chance of two hits. the second exploded around 50 m early from Hood, the last one missed or didn`t explode, don`t know....
I could have become a hero 1 week after the beginning of the war.
Later in the patrol I found a medium freighter in heavy seas, I attacked and needed 8 torps to bring her down... duds, premature explosions......
So here I am, 3 torps left and sank no more than 5,000 tons.
Now I can understand the frustration the real crews had at the beginning of the war.
"No duds" is still no option.
The new effects are great btw.
Last edited by Zakalwe; 12-20-2007 at 08:32 AM.