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04-14-2006, 07:55 PM
Hi, when and where does this become available?

04-15-2006, 12:19 AM
It's available near the end of the war, 1944-ish. Bergen has it, probably other places.

04-15-2006, 05:05 PM
Originally posted by tommy19831983:
Hi, when and where does this become available?

From My archives, it shows January, 1944

04-19-2006, 10:57 AM
uboat.net states none were built.

"The VIIC/42 was designed 1942-1943 and was intended to replace the then retreating VIIC, she had a much stronger pressure hull (with plating thickness up to 28mm) and a bit better offensive punch (16 torpedoes against VIIC's 14). Her diving depth was designed to be 200 meters with 400 meters as crushing depth (VIIC figures: 100/200 meters).

These boats would have been very similar in external appearance to the VIIC/41 but with two periscopes in the tower as type IX.

All contracts for the VIIC/42 U-boats were cancelled on 30 September 1943 in favour of the new Elektro Boat XXI."

This is one of the historical flaws in the game (which still is great).