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Cpt.Thorne
09-26-2005, 08:58 PM
After a totally boring patrol to Freeport and back with nothing to shoot at but boring old destroyers. Have dzillion pictures of hiding underneath and driving through fog..booooring....picked up the phone and asked for transfer to Bergen. From there I would atleast have to go close the busy convoy routes and little skiing on fresh early fall snow up the mountain slopes near Bergen, I was eager to leave to the sea again. So finally the day comes along I will receive my orders. Devastated...late October 1943 monthly losses of U-boats 26 for 91,295 tons of allied shipping...but this caughts my eye the worst...We are ordered to patrol Grid AM98 Right near huge port between Ireland and England in shallow waters..This time I take a good deal of time to write my will and I order the crew to take some time packing their stuff neatly and write letters...BdU has gone crazy! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

As allies have developed even better ASWs we are sent into the devils den were his last words to me before leaving the port...whew. If Kaleun T¶rni doesn´t return he wants to say good bye and good hunting to all the kamaraten who have shared their knowledge and enjoyed his amateur photo tours around the Caribbean. It was a pleasure for him. If U-191 won´t return he hopes you enjoyed some of his postings. He also wanted me to tell you guys to keep your boats afloat. In Case he returns I am sure he´ll have some exciting photos to share from the adventures in the devils den. Do you guys know anyone coming back alive from there as the tides of war are not looking so glorious for the vaterland? I think this grid looks even crazier than trying to get to the Mediterranean? But maybe the Destroyers won´t be looking for a lone wolf sneaking behind their lines of defence? I certainly hope so.

Greetings to all of you from Kaleun T¶rni commanding officer of U-191 snorkeling his way towards peril, somewhere north of Scotland.

WilhelmSchulz.-
09-26-2005, 09:01 PM
Good Luck. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/10.gif Hes a goner.

Nighstalker
09-26-2005, 09:14 PM
Kaptain Schwaff of U-49 is on station off of Scapa Flow, we will come with you My Brother and sail unto our dooms together serving The Fatherland!

3.JG51_Molders
09-26-2005, 09:53 PM
You have my uboat and torpedos.

Cpt.Thorne
09-26-2005, 10:49 PM
Thanks
I report you whenever he sends a messge of their whereabout...if they ever will.

Acunnon
09-26-2005, 11:25 PM
*transmission follows* U-100 on station off coast of Irland. Ready to lend assistance if required. Run silent run deep. Für das Vaterland. *transmission ends*

WirMussen
09-27-2005, 07:05 AM
good luck herr kaleun, i am kinda glad to see im not the only man sent on suicide missions!

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/10.gif scuttle the boat

Cpt.Thorne
09-27-2005, 07:29 AM
Radiogram sent Early morning October 26" Position AM02 rough seas cloudy clear vision. J Class destroyer spotted. Single shot impact detonator from 2500m depth 3m. Hit midship strong audible sinking sounds. Claim 1690 tons. Diving, continue to estimated patrol area. U-49 U-100 and Kaleun Molder. Meeting at the patro¶ grid in few days. Contac when closer to the area. Over" end of transmission.

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/wageingwar.jpg
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/1kill.jpg

WirMussen
09-27-2005, 07:32 AM
good shot and nice smoke effect, i take it thats an addon?

shame this is taking place on my birthday whilst im on shore leave or id be straight there!

EDIT: 26/10, thanks Thorne.

Maj_Solo
09-27-2005, 07:34 AM
I recommend, get in there and submerge for 24 hours and get out. Your order is to only patrol 24 hours, and you have the capacity to do that submerged the whole time on silent running, you said it was the "wolfs den", behave accordingly. And only attack targets that are worth it considering the overal threat level in the area. Some parts of this area is swarming with torpedo boats that will never let you rest and breath on the surface anyway so why go up there. Make a energy efficient stealthy raid, and then get out. Act like a pro! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Cpt.Thorne
09-27-2005, 07:44 AM
Thanks http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
Happy B-day, today or Oct26? well Happy B-day anyway.
It´s a mod that I installe before installing mod enabler so I can´t specify what mod is it but I Dled it from U-Boot.realsimulation, maybe someone here notices which one is it and can tell tou. Back to the sea.
Cheers

Cpt.Thorne
09-27-2005, 07:47 AM
Originally posted by Maj_Solo:
I recommend, get in there and submerge for 24 hours and get out. Your order is to only patrol 24 hours, and you have the capacity to do that submerged the whole time on silent running, you said it was the "wolfs den", behave accordingly. And only attack targets that are worth it considering the overal threat level in the area. Some parts of this area is swarming with torpedo boats that will never let you rest and breath on the surface anyway so why go up there. Make a energy efficient stealthy raid, and then get out. Act like a pro! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
I will give it my best shot. Thanks for the advise. I am thinking to dissaper and let the Hunter Killers come to Am02 trying to find me there...I´ll run silent and depp after this succes of war.
Happy Hunting

Excalibur688
09-27-2005, 08:28 AM
Captain Hawke is positioned at grid AM-55. I await your radio broadcast signaling your glorious outcome or your S.O.S. I will turn towards your position within 6 hours to assist if needed.
Good luck and godspeed

Taggy-Waggy
09-27-2005, 08:36 AM
Lieutanant jr. Wilhelm von Kiel U 52 Patrolling AM68 (very very hard spot indeed) at your service!

Cpt.Thorne
09-27-2005, 09:21 AM
AM53
Hunted through the night evading several warships. Noon 27 october I am caught by one of the hunters
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/hunted.jpg

She Calls in Airsupport
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/airsupportarrives.jpg

But windy weather hunting has its risks
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/warisriskybusiness.jpg

And Things can go wrong
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/oops.jpg
These guys are definetly NOT getting promotions.Destroyer goes down and RAF continues to bomb its grave
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/thankyouraf.jpg
...has something happened on the war and politics that we should be aware of?? Inform immediately if there are changes on waging war here at sea. Continue submerged SE towards the objective. End of transmission...

Seepferd
09-27-2005, 11:12 AM
Last time I got orders to patrol around the Isle Of Man I decided to go where I wanted to. realistic no but I'm still alive and just sunk a Nelson class battleship. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

http://img107.imageshack.us/img107/6452/nelson6yg.th.jpg (http://img107.imageshack.us/my.php?image=nelson6yg.jpg)

http://img107.imageshack.us/img107/9956/nelson27cb.th.jpg (http://img107.imageshack.us/my.php?image=nelson27cb.jpg)

I think Bdu will accept my decision.

WirMussen
09-27-2005, 11:35 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif looks like the RAF was on your side

Acunnon
09-27-2005, 11:42 AM
A German secreat operations unit was in the area hijacking several RAF fighters, and on their way out with their trophies they spoted you and decided to help. However this is classafied so talkng about it with others will result a visit from the Gestapo. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

Nighstalker
09-27-2005, 04:17 PM
*Transmission from U-57*

October 30
Grid AN13

Upon contact report of a hunter-killer force in the area of U-49, requesting assistance, we made best speed to her position. Have found floating wreckage and 3 survivors with markings belonging to the 7th Flotilla, and more specifically part of the conning tower with U-49's Emblem. Survivors all identified as Torpedomen Warrent Officer Konrad Schmidt, Seaman Bruno Unterhost, and Seaman Gustav Clausen. They reported being ambushed by a team of Destroyers waiting off of Scapa Flow.
I'm sorry to report but it appears as if Herr Schwaff and 41 other crewmembers have died a sailor's death in the cold waters of the North Atlantic.

I am sorry Herr Kaleun, but we are low on fuel and torpedoes and must return to Wilhelmshaven, so we will be unable to assist you in your mission. Best of Luck! Für das Vaterland!

-Kaptain Erik Friederichs

*End Transmission*

Cpt.Thorne
09-28-2005, 08:10 AM
Surfacing at AM61 to send report. U-49 have a safe trip home! Sink one Liberty Cargo American AM61 October 27 18:40 Claim:7372tons

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/Strike2.jpg
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/heavylisting.jpg

Sink 2 Coastal Merchants AM61 October 27 20:15 claim 1573 and 1572 tons.

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/coastalmerchantsgodown.jpg
Dive as destroyers are gathering from W and SE. Heading to the objective. End of transmission

Worf101
09-30-2005, 10:01 AM
Originally posted by Cpt.Thorne:
Radiogram sent Early morning October 26" Position AM02 rough seas cloudy clear vision. J Class destroyer spotted. Single shot impact detonator from 2500m depth 3m. Hit midship strong audible sinking sounds. Claim 1690 tons. Diving, continue to estimated patrol area. U-49 U-100 and Kaleun Molder. Meeting at the patro¶ grid in few days. Contac when closer to the area. Over" end of transmission.

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/wageingwar.jpg
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/1kill.jpg

You're kidding right? A single shot on a destroyer from 2,500 Meters? Are you kidding me? Didn't it zig or zag or it never spotted either the torp or its wake so... no evasive maneuvers?

Secondly, I've seen this fratricidal behaviour before it must be a bug. In the Convay exam last night I had 1 cargo ship left and the armed trawler and destroyer. All of a sudden the trawler opens up on the destroyer and starts spraying it with lead. Destroyer takes this for about 10 minutes then opens up on the trawler sinking it quick but not before receiving a mortal blow of it's own.

Interesting.

Da Worfster

Chrystine
09-30-2005, 11:42 AM
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( Good stuff, guys €¦ http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif An entertaining read & viewing, for sure. )


Transmit *

U-53, Gd. AM32, have intercepted two Cruisers, Advanced Fiji and Dido.
29 March, 15:54 hrs. Dido struck, sunk by bow.
Fiji missed, continuing south high speed, est. 25 kts.

http://idealhorizons.intuity.net/Fiji_Class_1a.jpg
http://idealhorizons.intuity.net/Fiji_Class_1b.jpg
http://idealhorizons.intuity.net/Fiji_Class_2a.jpg
http://idealhorizons.intuity.net/Fiji_Class_2b.jpg
http://idealhorizons.intuity.net/Fiji_Class_2c.jpg
http://idealhorizons.intuity.net/Fiji_Class_2d.jpg
http://idealhorizons.intuity.net/Fiji_Class_2e.jpg

Advise boats in sectors south AM32, Fiji Class in good health making deliberate speed.

http://idealhorizons.intuity.net/Fiji_Class_3a.jpg

Contact lost, pursuing last obsv€d course of Cruiser.
Two fore tubes dysfunctional, one repaired. Does not effect.
Expect coast Ireland 2days. Sea is full.

* End Transmission *


For WirMussen €" (should you see this http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif ).

As you€d asked about Cpt. Thorne€s Smoke Mod.
I€ve just recently re-installed this Mod, and am 99.99% positive it is the ImprovedSmoke1_1 Mod, by iambecomelife.

http://idealhorizons.intuity.net/Small_Merch_1a.jpg

As Cpt. T. has said €" it can be found at U-Boot.RealSimulation.com in the General Mods D/L section.

Gruß! ..und gute Jagdkameraden!
~ C.

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WirMussen
09-30-2005, 11:52 AM
excellent, thanks for the info, im getting it now.

nice screenies chrystine and thorne

Chrystine
09-30-2005, 11:56 AM
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My pleasure€¦
&nd thank you Sir!

http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Best,
~ C.

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The_Silent_O
09-30-2005, 12:32 PM
Originally posted by Chrystine:
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My pleasure€¦
&nd thank you Sir!

http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Best,
~ C.

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On your DIDO kill...It's amazing how those loyal British sailors will man their guns until the end...God bless 'em http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/cry.gif

It would be really neat if the FIJI would launch and retrieve its Walrus Seaplane...

Chrystine
09-30-2005, 12:52 PM
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€œ It's amazing how those loyal British sailors will man their guns until the end...God bless 'em.€

Agreed!
I hadn€t even noticed when taking the shots €" noticed it afterwards when looking at them.
I€ve seen it countless times on hit and sinking Destroyers, as well.
I even have some shots here somewhere, of gunners still on the guns well below surface on a completely submerged, €˜sinking€ DD.
I€ve only seen that happen the once. I guess they forgot to let go€¦ http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

Since seeing these of my sinking of that Dido, it€s gotten me thinking about that Mod some are using with the crewmen sent €˜flying€ by blast-impact.
I may break-down eventually and give that a viewing also. Not sure which is €˜worse.€

€œ It would be really neat if the FIJI would launch and retrieve its Walrus Seaplane...€

Wouldn€t it though? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
&nd if the Carriers were operational, as well€¦

Best,
~ C.

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Cpt.Thorne
10-02-2005, 08:41 AM
Originally posted by Worf101:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Cpt.Thorne:
Radiogram sent Early morning October 26" Position AM02 rough seas cloudy clear vision. J Class destroyer spotted. Single shot impact detonator from 2500m depth 3m. Hit midship strong audible sinking sounds. Claim 1690 tons. Diving, continue to estimated patrol area. U-49 U-100 and Kaleun Molder. Meeting at the patro¶ grid in few days. Contac when closer to the area. Over" end of transmission.

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/wageingwar.jpg
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b316/Larry_Thorne/Sent%20to%20Die/1kill.jpg

You're kidding right? A single shot on a destroyer from 2,500 Meters? Are you kidding me? Didn't it zig or zag or it never spotted either the torp or its wake so... no evasive maneuvers?

Secondly, I've seen this fratricidal behaviour before it must be a bug. In the Convay exam last night I had 1 cargo ship left and the armed trawler and destroyer. All of a sudden the trawler opens up on the destroyer and starts spraying it with lead. Destroyer takes this for about 10 minutes then opens up on the trawler sinking it quick but not before receiving a mortal blow of it's own.

Interesting.

Da Worfster </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Well he was trying to get out to the Atlantic. I guess he was coming out of Loch Ewe. The high seas and rough conditions with TIII running slow without bubbles cought its track. He never saw it cruising right under the heavy waves.Like ouy can see from the picture it took 3minutes 40sec for the torp to reach her. One of those lucky shots all us U-boat captains need once in awhile. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
Cheers
Cpt.T
P.S. I have escaped through screens of DDs and Other warships on the infested waters between Ireland and England. Now snorkeling my way around the isles hoping to find some merchant traffic from US fighting their way through the heavy seas.

Cpt.Thorne
10-02-2005, 09:37 AM
Oberleutnant z. S. Lauri T¶rni and U-191 were lost sometime on 01NOV43....last transmissions.

Contact report convoy BE93 High seas heavy rain engaging, U-191

20 minutes later

Rammed and Depth Charged by J-class destroyer...sinking fast...all 56 onboard, U-191.

Chrystine
10-02-2005, 11:17 AM
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http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

Think of the heavy-heart and sinking nausea which must€ve gripped the heart of Bdu for every such message received.

For the Ubootwaffe, there never was such a thing as sustainable losses.


Message from Bdu to All boats *

U-191 lost, 1-11-43, BE93.
Your duty sink enemy shipping.
Your duty return to port.
Krieg für das Vaterland!

Best,
~ C.

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r1fl3m4n1990
10-02-2005, 02:08 PM
http://files.filefront.com/SH3_EarlySurface2jpg

Excalibur688
10-02-2005, 08:22 PM
My crew and I had a moment of silence for the brave men of U-191, while being depth charged, off the Ireland coast this morning....may they all rest in peace. I am making best possible speed to avenge them as we speak.

Acunnon
10-02-2005, 11:40 PM
Upon receiving report of the sinking of U-191 I ordered the crew on deck. We gave a proper salute to brave men who gave their lives. To hell with regulations I ordered seven ss rounds to be fired in to the east and said the following.

K¶nnen Sie die Sterne, die mariners für so langen Führer die Seelen von den geehrten Verstorbenen zum Frieden geführt hatten, dass sie in Leben nicht gesehen haben. (May the stars that had guided mariners for so long guide the souls of the honored dead to the peace that they did not see in life)

I ordered the man bellow and prepared to engage a nearing convoy. Before I ordered to dive I took a drink for a bottle of scotch, I was hoping to share with U-191€s captain when we returned to port, I then threw the half full bottle into the sea and ordered to dive. We sank two C3s one T3 several small merchants and two DD (unsure of class), for the 191.


On a side note the German may not be perfect it was a long time ago when I learned it.

Nighstalker
10-03-2005, 12:27 AM
Now how come U-49 and Oberleutnant z. S. Dieter Schwaff didn't get any sort of tribute when they were reported sunk by U-57? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif


*Transmission from U-57*

October 30
Grid AN13

Upon contact report of a hunter-killer force in the area of U-49, requesting assistance, we made best speed to her position. Have found floating wreckage and 3 survivors with markings belonging to the 7th Flotilla, and more specifically part of the conning tower with U-49's Emblem. Survivors all identified as Torpedomen Warrent Officer Konrad Schmidt, Seaman Bruno Unterhost, and Seaman Gustav Clausen. They reported being ambushed by a team of Destroyers waiting off of Scapa Flow.
I'm sorry to report but it appears as if Herr Schwaff and 41 other crewmembers have died a sailor's death in the cold waters of the North Atlantic.

I am sorry Herr Kaleun, but we are low on fuel and torpedoes and must return to Wilhelmshaven, so we will be unable to assist you in your mission. Best of Luck! Für das Vaterland!

-Kaptain Erik Friederichs

*End Transmission*

Cpt.Thorne
10-03-2005, 02:10 AM
Originally posted by Nighstalker:
Now how come U-49 and Oberleutnant z. S. Dieter Schwaff didn't get any sort of tribute when they were reported sunk by U-57? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">*Transmission from U-57*

October 30
Grid AN13

Upon contact report of a hunter-killer force in the area of U-49, requesting assistance, we made best speed to her position. Have found floating wreckage and 3 survivors with markings belonging to the 7th Flotilla, and more specifically part of the conning tower with U-49's Emblem. Survivors all identified as Torpedomen Warrent Officer Konrad Schmidt, Seaman Bruno Unterhost, and Seaman Gustav Clausen. They reported being ambushed by a team of Destroyers waiting off of Scapa Flow.
I'm sorry to report but it appears as if Herr Schwaff and 41 other crewmembers have died a sailor's death in the cold waters of the North Atlantic.

I am sorry Herr Kaleun, but we are low on fuel and torpedoes and must return to Wilhelmshaven, so we will be unable to assist you in your mission. Best of Luck! Für das Vaterland!

-Kaptain Erik Friederichs

*End Transmission* </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

U-86 receives the horrible news on her way back to Brest and as a tribute wants her tonnage sunk added to the honor roll of U-49.

U-86, 1st Flotilla

Mission Orders: Patrol grid AM23

Ship sunk!
Grid BF 42
C2 Cargo, 3979 tons

Ship sunk!
Grid BF 14
T3 Tanker, 10500 tons

Ship sunk!
Grid BF 14
T2 Tanker, 7615 tons

Ship sunk!
Grid AM 73
C2 Cargo, 3981 tons

September 20, 1940, 19:51
Ship sunk!
Grid AM 1
T2 Tanker, 7617 tons

Ship sunk!
Grid AM 1
C2 Cargo, 3984 tons

Ship sunk!
Grid AM 1
T3 Tanker, 10502 tons

Ship sunk!
Grid AM 1
C3 Cargo, 7428 tons

Ship sunk!
Grid AM 1
Coastal Merchant, 1461 tons

Ship sunk!
Grid BF 17
Coastal Merchant, 1457 tons

Long Live the U-boat waffe!