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Old 07-12-2018, 11:50 AM   #1
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Hey all,

I'm playing the sim with TWOS mod and real navigation on (though I'm still sort of cheating as I use the navigator to tell me where I am using celestial and dead reckoning based navigation!).

So I'm on the first mission where I am supposed to attack shipping in Danzig Bay with the secondary mission of intercepting and reporting the polish taskforce. I just can't seem to find anything except the odd enemy destroyer (which I hide from rather than engage).

I'm running around fairly randomly just diving and listening on the hydrophone, but my route is pretty arbitrary. I've noticed there's maps with shipping routes, but none of them pass through the area I am in.

Advice appreciated
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Old 07-12-2018, 12:59 PM   #2
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Go and stand by the Danzig bay entrance... or near the north cape of this Danzig bay. There are few Polish merchants coming in or sailing out
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Hey all,

I'm playing the sim with TWOS mod and real navigation on (though I'm still sort of cheating as I use the navigator to tell me where I am using celestial and dead reckoning based navigation!).

So I'm on the first mission where I am supposed to attack shipping in Danzig Bay with the secondary mission of intercepting and reporting the polish taskforce. I just can't seem to find anything except the odd enemy destroyer (which I hide from rather than engage).

I'm running around fairly randomly just diving and listening on the hydrophone, but my route is pretty arbitrary. I've noticed there's maps with shipping routes, but none of them pass through the area I am in.

Advice appreciated

one word hydrohunt and using kuiklegs method of finding target's , it works


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Old 07-13-2018, 03:53 AM   #4
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Thank you very much for the information - as soon as I went there I found and destroyed a destroyer and a commercial vessel. Hydrohunting works great!

I have a question about the port proximity. If you sail directly into the port area (there are 3 surrounding ports) nothing was there. I stayed there a full 24 hours. I was in range of the shore and could see the port from the sub. Then I remembered reading (I think) that you shouldn’t go to the ports because vehicles won’t spawn. Did I make this up?

Is there a range to be from them where they will spawn?

Thanks again
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