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BueJack
05-10-2006, 12:28 PM
Getting a bit impatient, after been eluded twice by the same convoy
Plot#1
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v297/vanjast/Plan1.jpg

Slight course change..Closing in!!
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v297/vanjast/Plan2.jpg

The buggers change course, so I bee-line for the next zigzag plot only to get this close http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/bigtears.gif
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v297/vanjast/FarAway.jpg

I have a Fat torp so I send it off at slow speed.. 'Hours' go by while I dive to 100m while stationary. As I pass 100m, there's a loud explosion on the hydrophone http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif.

Sadly the damaged ship was able to keep up with the escorts, So I had to abandon the follow up action... Sigh! I wait again for the next convoy http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

Celeon999
05-10-2006, 12:46 PM
Yes yes those FAT torps.

Always ready to suprise you with their abilities http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

BueJack
05-10-2006, 01:26 PM
This one I did not use FAT capabilities, I sent it on a straight mission (set 1st leg above the 12Km max range). It was the only steam torp that I had loaded - the other 3 were electrics (5Km).

I estimated the convoy to be about 10-12km away as they were barely visible on the horizon. Set Fat speed to 30 knots, straight all the way (not enough 'juice' to go a-wandering). Place the cross hair on a shadow...LOS!. Waited for about a minute then set depth to 150m. Sat on the hydrophone, while recording with Fraps - Booom!
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