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    In 1939, the max range of different torpedoes was 6000M at 44 knots, 10,000M at 40 knots, 20,000M at 30 knots. How do I get that kind of range in Silent Hunter3?
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    In 1939, the max range of different torpedoes was 6000M at 44 knots, 10,000M at 40 knots, 20,000M at 30 knots. How do I get that kind of range in Silent Hunter3?
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    use the speed setting on your TDC. Slow(long range) med(medieum range) and fast(short range). But its a bad idea to fire a fish at a target more then 4-5,000 meters away anyway. Unless you are using eletric fish. Then its one speed one range.
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    The secret is to get in close to your target when attacking submerged. Targets at a good distance i.e +1000 meters away can be harder to hit, as any last second course deviation by the target will guarantee a miss, and a longer torpedo run can increase the likely hood of the torpedo failing by premature detonation, which can happen quite often even at shorter torpedo runs.

    Personally I always engage targets within the 1000m distance, if I can help it I prefer to attack from a range between the arming distance of 300m to a max distance of 500m (I always add an extra 50 meters to the arming distance of 300m so in effect I engage a targets of no less than 350 meters).
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    My theory on the range is that G7eT3a torpedo was supposed to be a zig zag running torpedo. With a range of 7.5km at 30knots. If it were fired into a convoy it should hit something eventially
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