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plenten
05-24-2005, 04:11 PM
Hi,

well, tried once more to sneak into a harbor, and see what could be found there. And again, zip, nada, nothing. I hear there is a mod available that "fills harbors with ships", at least merchants right? If someone could point me to that mod, I be happy to download it.

Than, the cause of me ####### around in a harbor was because BdU assigned me to grid GR-someting, which is near Capetown, freaking South Africa. Did the math.... my NO said that on ahead slow (8 knots most of the time) I could do 24000 in my type IXC. Capetown is 13 to 14000. I wouldn't have made it back, short by 4000. So, instead of boring myself out of my scull by doing even less speed than 8 knots, I decide to look in a harbor again, this time the lovely Portland.

Well, here goes..... some pics.

Me taking a lovely postcard shot of a lighthouse
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y230/plenten/lighthouse.jpg

Me running into subnets
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y230/plenten/nett.jpg

Me surfacing in Portland harbor

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y230/plenten/meinportlandharbor.jpg

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y230/plenten/meinportlandmap.jpg

Me shelling a light house, no damage though
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y230/plenten/meshellingalighthouse.jpg


Oh yes. And on the way to Portland, I found a ghost ship. No visual sighting by myself or WO. Sign on nav map was grey ... Anyone seen this before?

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y230/plenten/ghost.jpg

Cheers.

JU88
05-24-2005, 04:18 PM
intresting ghost ship there, its marked as very fast, must have been a PT boat or something, not much else in the game is capable of "very fast" apart from aircraft, maybe it was a classified allied prototype stealth boat, or a whale with a torpeedo stuck up its backside. or or......http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

Eurynomos666
05-24-2005, 04:21 PM
Yes, the empty ports are very dissapointing http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif try out the "World" or "Real U bot" mods http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

HW3
05-24-2005, 08:09 PM
Yes I have seen the grey ships on the map before. I get them when radar picks them up.

KorvKpt
05-24-2005, 08:18 PM
Yeah, but they are identified if you move closer.

Great surprise, if it's a passenger liner, but a whole bucket load of bad luck if it's a destroyer keen of blowing you to smithereens http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif.

Life's a game http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif.