1. #1
    Could anybody advise what is better to sink :
    - coastal /small merchant ?
    or
    - small destroyer ?
    (how are calculated reputation points for
    different classes of vessels/ships ?)
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    Originally posted by mariuszj1939:
    Could anybody advise what is better to sink :
    - coastal /small merchant ?
    Merchants... they don't fight back or DC you
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  3. #3
    Thanks vanjast.
    Question is :
    - I have last two-three torpeds and actually
    visiting Loch Ewe - Is better to use them
    against destroyers or wait outside for merchants ?
    (what is more profitable - medals/promotions etc?)
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  5. #5
    Is the community manual down right now? I can't seem to access it and haven't been able to for a while now.....
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  6. #6
    I've found that the escorts/destroyers are the only ships in a convoy that can sink and attack you (except armed merchants that ram). So If I can dispose of them it usually leaves me with merchants which are either unarmed or slower than me and less manuverable.
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  7. #7
    One more thing. Always remember to set torps depth to one meter! Especially for armed trawlers they have a shallow keel.This makes absolutely sure that you hit the hull even destroyers in a rough sea can swell upwards away from your torps with magnetic fuses.
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  8. #8
    destroyers are too easy submerged, surface and have some fun, I always do.
    Small merchants arent worth even surfaceing for and I never waste a torpedoe on them. I only attack smaller merchants with gun and only fire 5-8 rounds at waterline and leave, they just roll over after 20 mins or so and sink, other than that I never surface for them or go outta my way. If I get a radio report and intercept the target and its a small merchant it just piisses me off and I go find something else.
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  9. #9
    ive got a problem
    im not the most serius sub simmer so i use automatic targeting and it works just fine except when i fire at a destroyer the torps always go under the ship
    to avoid this i got into TDC and manually set the running deapth then i switch back onto auto targeting and fire... AND IT GOES UNDER ANYWAY
    anyone know y??? i guess it jumps back onto deaper death after i leave TDC
    its mostly costing my life when i disnt hit the DD

    Good hunt and may u see be fertile
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    Originally posted by general_kalle:
    ive got a problem
    im not the most serius sub simmer so i use automatic targeting and it works just fine except when i fire at a destroyer the torps always go under the ship
    to avoid this i got into TDC and manually set the running deapth then i switch back onto auto targeting and fire... AND IT GOES UNDER ANYWAY
    anyone know y??? i guess it jumps back onto deaper death after i leave TDC
    its mostly costing my life when i disnt hit the DD

    Good hunt and may u see be fertile

    good question - anyone know answer?
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