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Kapitän 10-25-20 03:06 PM

U 112 Type IXB 1940/2020 - 3rd War Patrol - First steamer sunk
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Kapitän (Post 2702683)
Started a new career in August 2019, to commemorate the beginning of WWII, 80 years ago ...

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KTB - U 112

Friday, 25 October 1940 - Bay of Biscay

0138 - Airplane in 245°true, E=11000, on heading WNW. Turns out to be a FW200 Condor. Boat remains surfaced.

0258 - Point "Tanne" - 200m-Line. Diving for test dive at A+20. Testing submerged speed at T=50:
- Slow: 3kn
- 1/3: 4kn
- Half: 5kn
- Full: 6kn
- Flank: 7kn
All good.

0330 - Surfaced.

0832 - Twin engine airplane in 340°true, E=3000, on heading SSW. Getting as close as 2400m and flying off again on heading NNE.
Cmdr.: "The distance from England is exactly the same distance as marked on the convoy map for airplane range in 1941."

1059 - 3 twin-engine airplanes in 45°true, E=9000, on heading SW. Diving at E=7000. At T=20, 6 bombs at the diving position - no damages. Distance 220sm from England.

1129 - Surfaced. WNW1/1, partly cloudy, visibility 8-9sm, >1000mb.

1200 - Qu.4663BF - Days Run: 274.3sm - 271.1sm (23h) - 3.2sm (1h)

1215 - Outgoing F.T.: To B.d.U.:
Transit message 10°W. Twice enemy airplanes 220sm from England. Once bombs - no damages. Continue outward transit. 170cbm. WNW1/1, partly cloudy, visibility 16000, >1000mb. - RST -

1228 - Incoming F.T.: From B.d.U.:
RST: Transit message received. Continue outward transit.

(to be continued)


Started a new career in August 2019, to commemorate the beginning of WWII, 80 years ago ...

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(continued from 25 October, 1228h)

2151 - QU.4295BF - "Surface Vessel!" Medium Steamer bearing 270°, E=4500, on heading NE, speed 6kn.

2159 - Turning boat around to course 135°, speed 1.6kn, decks awash. "Battle Stations!"

2211 - Shot with Tube I, G7e, K-b (contact fuse); Running depth 5m; Torpedo speed 30kn.
Shooter: Ltnt.z.S. & I.W.O.Emmo MARBACH.
Target distance 1700m; Target angle 68°port; Target speed 6kn; Firing angle 10°.
Own course 135°; Own speed 1.6kn, decks awash.

Torpedo is a hit after 100sec. Steamer continues zig-zagging.

2215 - Shot with Tube II, G7e, K-b (contact fuse); Running depth 5m; Torpedo speed 30kn.
Shooter: Ob.Ltnt.z.S. & I.W.O.Emmo MARBACH.
Target distance 1400m; Target angle 60°port; Target speed 5kn; Firing angle 350°.
Own course 135°; Own speed 1.6kn, decks awash.

Torpedo is a hit after 103sec. but fails to detonate!

2218 - Blowing tanks and manning deck gun. "Free to attack!", at E=1400m.
After 13 shots and hits, a fire is breaking out on the steamer and she settles in the water.

2220 - The steamer sinks slowly by the bow. Approaching 2 life boats. Questioned and provisioned the 7 occupants. Steamer has 4792ts.

2240 - Leaving on general course.

2258 - Compressed air supply filled.

RST
Kptlt. & Cmdr.

Fifi 10-25-20 03:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kapitän (Post 2702794)
Okay ... but how does it work, that it is being displayed like the KTB in the game?

First you hit add new (entry), then type your text in the bottom grid, then hit update, then hit save (to save it so you’ll see it in game log)...
But it’s explained in Cmdr.

:Kaleun_Salute:

Kapitän 10-25-20 03:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Fifi (Post 2702798)
First you hit add new (entry), then type your text in the bottom grid, then hit update, then hit save (to save it so you’ll see it in game log)...
But it’s explained in Cmdr.

:Kaleun_Salute:

So, when do you do this? During or after a patrol?

Fifi 10-25-20 04:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kapitän (Post 2702800)
So, when do you do this? During or after a patrol?

Only after patrol back in bunker.
You Can’t see your current patrol when still at sea...

You can add as many new entries as you want. They are in blue color when hitting add new.
You can edit also the normal kills entries.
If you don’t hit save button, they will not show ingame log
They are showing also in Cmdr personal files (via browser)...just click the patrol number

Sandy Caine 10-25-20 05:17 PM

E.Morgersen patrol 20 October 1940.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Kapitän (Post 2702547)
My guess is, you will be ordered to attack alone ...

Captain E.Morgensen: I had to attack before receiving orders because I didn't know how long I could wait without entering the air cover area.

Sandy Caine 10-25-20 05:30 PM

Pattuglia E.Morgersen 20 ottobre 1940.
 
Afraid of getting too close to the Irish coast, I decided to attack, despite the very rough sea. I hit a merchant ship and I jumped to a depth of 69 metres and started to escape. Unfortunately I was damaged, but it was nothing serious, and we reached a depth of 160 metres. The two escort corvettes were not very skilful and after a while they gave up and moved away. With only two torpedoes I returned to the base of St.Nazaire. During our return we sank a freighter, neutral or friend I don't know why the darkness prevented me from seeing the flag, but the course it had was definitely towards England. The sinking was not credited to us. As soon as we are ready we will leave for the South Atlantic.

Kapitän 10-26-20 03:14 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Fifi (Post 2702806)
Only after patrol back in bunker.
You Can’t see your current patrol when still at sea...

You can add as many new entries as you want. They are in blue color when hitting add new.
You can edit also the normal kills entries.
If you don’t hit save button, they will not show ingame log
They are showing also in Cmdr personal files (via browser)...just click the patrol number


"They are showing also in Cmdr personal files (via browser)...just click the patrol number" => Yes, that's the way I always do it.

But how do you do it, that it shows up like the pic you posted here? Which game save do I load do be able to see it in the onboard KTB (keystroke "k")?

Kapitän 10-26-20 03:16 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Sandy Caine (Post 2702816)
During our return we sank a freighter, neutral or friend I don't know why the darkness prevented me from seeing the flag, but the course it had was definitely towards England. The sinking was not credited to us.


What color was the ships icon on the map view F5?

Kapitän 10-26-20 03:30 AM

U 112 Type IXB 1940/2020 - 3rd War Patrol - Outbound Transit
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Kapitän (Post 2702797)
Started a new career in August 2019, to commemorate the beginning of WWII, 80 years ago ...

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(continued from 25 October, 1228h)

2151 - QU.4295BF - "Surface Vessel!" Medium Steamer bearing 270°, E=4500, on heading NE, speed 6kn.

2159 - Turning boat around to course 135°, speed 1.6kn, decks awash. "Battle Stations!"

2211 - Shot with Tube I, G7e, K-b (contact fuse); Running depth 5m; Torpedo speed 30kn.
Shooter: Ltnt.z.S. & I.W.O.Emmo MARBACH.
Target distance 1700m; Target angle 68°port; Target speed 6kn; Firing angle 10°.
Own course 135°; Own speed 1.6kn, decks awash.

Torpedo is a hit after 100sec. Steamer continues zig-zagging.

2215 - Shot with Tube II, G7e, K-b (contact fuse); Running depth 5m; Torpedo speed 30kn.
Shooter: Ob.Ltnt.z.S. & I.W.O.Emmo MARBACH.
Target distance 1400m; Target angle 60°port; Target speed 5kn; Firing angle 350°.
Own course 135°; Own speed 1.6kn, decks awash.

Torpedo is a hit after 103sec. but fails to detonate!

2218 - Blowing tanks and manning deck gun. "Free to attack!", at E=1400m.
After 13 shots and hits, a fire is breaking out on the steamer and she settles in the water.

2220 - The steamer sinks slowly by the bow. Approaching 2 life boats. Questioned and provisioned the 7 occupants. Steamer has 4792ts.

2240 - Leaving on general course.

2258 - Compressed air supply filled.

RST
Kptlt. & Cmdr.

Started a new career in August 2019, to commemorate the beginning of WWII, 80 years ago ...

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KTB - U 112

Saturday, 26 October 1940 - Bay of Biscay

0030 - Reloaded tubes I & II with G7e, K-b.

0200 - Outgoing F.T.: To B.d.U.:
On 25 Oct., 2220h, steamer of 4792ts sunk with 1 torpedo and deck gun. Qu.4295BF. 1 Eto was a dud. 165cbm. 12 internal eels. SSW1/1, partly cloudy, visibility 8-9sm, >1000mb. - RST -

0234 - Incoming F.T.: From B.d.U.:
RST: Message received. Be watchful of enemy aircraft!

1200 - Qu.1751BF - Days Run: 289.3sm - (24h)

1345 - Incoming ship contact report in Qu.1479BF, on heading ENE, speed >13kn.
Boat not operating on contact report due to the defective diesel engines.

1800 - Norddeich Radio report about the brit. Passenger Liner "Empress of Britain" being bombed by a Fw200 Condor from the 2./K.G.40, piloted by Oblt. Jope.

Cmdr: "Maybe the one we saw yesterday, in the early morning hours?"

RST
Kptlt. & Cmdr.

Sandy Caine 10-26-20 06:46 AM

Pattuglia E.Morgersen 20 ottobre 1940.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Kapitän (Post 2702851)
What color was the ships icon on the map view F5?

Herr Kapitan, I use 100% realism and therefore there was no symbol on the navigator's map, either of the first or second sinking.:Kaleun_Wink:

Fifi 10-26-20 07:55 AM

U69 "Laughing Cow" second patrol
 
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Onealex mod 1.30

Kapitän 10-27-20 03:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Fifi (Post 2702903)


Ok, thanks!!!

Kapitän 10-27-20 03:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Sandy Caine (Post 2702895)
Herr Kapitan, I use 100% realism and therefore there was no symbol on the navigator's map, either of the first or second sinking.:Kaleun_Wink:

Ok, got it. I'm not at 100% - like to have some nice external view shots and give my Navigator and my Weapons Officer something to do as well :03:

Kapitän 10-27-20 03:34 AM

U 112 Type IXB 1940/2020 - 3rd War Patrol - Second steamer sunk
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Kapitän (Post 2702853)
Started a new career in August 2019, to commemorate the beginning of WWII, 80 years ago ...

++++

KTB - U 112

Saturday, 26 October 1940 - Bay of Biscay

0030 - Reloaded tubes I & II with G7e, K-b.

0200 - Outgoing F.T.: To B.d.U.:
On 25 Oct., 2220h, steamer of 4792ts sunk with 1 torpedo and deck gun. Qu.4295BF. 1 Eto was a dud. 165cbm. 12 internal eels. SSW1/1, partly cloudy, visibility 8-9sm, >1000mb. - RST -

0234 - Incoming F.T.: From B.d.U.:
RST: Message received. Be watchful of enemy aircraft!

1200 - Qu.1751BF - Days Run: 289.3sm - (24h)

1345 - Incoming ship contact report in Qu.1479BF, on heading ENE, speed >13kn.
Boat not operating on contact report due to the defective diesel engines.

1800 - Norddeich Radio report about the brit. Passenger Liner "Empress of Britain" being bombed by a Fw200 Condor from the 2./K.G.40, piloted by Oblt. Jope.

Cmdr: "Maybe by the one we saw yesterday, in the early morning hours?"

RST
Kptlt. & Cmdr.

Started a new career in August 2019, to commemorate the beginning of WWII, 80 years ago ...

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KTB - U 112

Sunday, 27 October 1940 - Western Approaches

0230 - Weather and sea conditions getting worse: W4/3, overcast, hazy.

0730 - Boat operating on ship contact report 0720/27, in Qu.7887AM, on heading ENE, speed 6-7kn.

0926 - Incoming F.T.: From B.d.U.:
B-Dienst report about an enemy convoy in Qu.7799AM, on heading WNW, speed 7-11kn.

Cmdr.: "Decision not to operate on the convoy owing to
1. the unfavourable position behind the convoy,
2. the defective diesel engines and
3. the deteriorating weather conditions.
Instead, I will continue to operate on the ship contact report 0720/27 and conserve fuel and torpedoes for operation in the ordered patrol line."

1133 - "Surface vessel!". Steamer bearing 25°, E=7000, on course 286°, speed 7kn. It is the ship contact report 0720/27.

1135 - Maneuvering into attack position. "Battle Stations!"

1152 - At E=2400, the steamer starts sending "SSS" and zig-zagging. Steamer has a deck gun mounted on the stern, which is not firing. Manning deck gun.

1153 - At E=1900, "Free to attack!". After 10 shots and hits, a fire is breaking out on the steamer and she sinks by the bow. Approaching 3 life boats. Questioned and provisioned the 9 occupants. Steamer has 2181ts.

1200 - Qu.7874AM - Days Run: 279.4sm - (24h)

1220 - Leaving area on general course. "Dismissed from Battle Stations!"

Continuing outbound tranist.

RST
Kptlt. & Cmdr.

Fifi 10-27-20 12:48 PM

U69 "Laughing Cow" 3rd patrol
 
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