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bloomster
03-30-2005, 10:09 AM
Look up the fate of your Uboat in real life.


Uboats (http://uboat.net/boats/index01.html)

Bloom.

Wolf52371
03-30-2005, 10:26 AM
I got U-53, IRL it only had three patrols and sunk 7 ships for 27,000 tons. My U-53 is in the middle of its 7th patrol and has sunk 312,609 tons of shipping including the battleships Revenge and Nelson and an auxillary cruiser. No casualties either.

MoZirry
03-30-2005, 10:30 AM
how do you know what number yer boat is?

Wolf52371
03-30-2005, 10:32 AM
When you click on one of your save games in your career it should say in the box under it.

Vixentrox1970
03-30-2005, 10:33 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Wolf52371:
I got U-53, IRL it only had three patrols and sunk 7 ships for 27,000 tons. My U-53 is in the middle of its 7th patrol and has sunk 312,609 tons of shipping including the battleships Revenge and Nelson and an auxillary cruiser. No casualties either. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Mine is U-53 as well.

Kpt_Zig
03-30-2005, 10:43 AM
U-53 here as well. And there was me thinking they'd have an algorithm or something. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Johnny_JG2
03-30-2005, 01:19 PM
What the heck!!!! I have U-53, also! I was feeling special until I read this. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

lbhskier37
03-30-2005, 01:47 PM
I got U-45 so we aren't all the same.

KiwiVenge
03-30-2005, 01:49 PM
Might be Flotilla related, maybe everyone with the same number started in the same flotilla.

dquock
03-30-2005, 01:53 PM
Mine is U-51. I started with the 7th Flotilla. Historically, U-51 was sunk by a British submarine. (Ref. uboat.net ... thanks for the link!)

Dunkelgrun
03-30-2005, 02:02 PM
U-6, 1st Flotilla. Two patrols, never sunk anything http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif.

Cheers!

Booshka
03-30-2005, 02:10 PM
U-49 for me, 1st Flotilla.

Original did 4 patrols and sunk one ship and was sunk in April 1940 by HMS Fearless and HMS Brazen with one casualty.

For me so far, 4 patrols and just over 90,000 tonnes, 20 ships in total sunk.

scourtney2
03-30-2005, 02:21 PM
Type VIIB U-52 for me! Hey, she survived the war with no casualties and sunk 13 ships!! Hell ya!

I just upgraded to a Type VIIC but havn't checked the number yet...

dizeee
03-30-2005, 02:51 PM
im checking teh site for month now. the what happend today thing is realy realy interesting. gives a good overview about what happened etc.
im u203 atm... check this:

1 Sep, 1942
The commander of U-203 (Kptlt. Rolf M√ľtzelburg) died in a unique incident on 11 Sept. He allowed his crew to swim in the sea and when he was about to dive from the tower the boat moved and he hit the saddle tank being badly wounded. He died the next day.

i will definetly be extra cautious the next time im jumping into the water.

xanty
03-30-2005, 04:18 PM
I had U-50 with my VIIB
Now, I transferred to 7th Flotilla, and I have a Type IXB U-123 (as historically :-)

U can see your number on the right hand top corner on the F7 crew management screen

Maj_Death
03-30-2005, 05:39 PM
Now I feel special, I have U-559 (VIIC). I started in 1941 however.

MikeJW
03-30-2005, 05:43 PM
My second boat was U-46 which was a VIIB that I upgraded from a IIA in the 1st Flotilla. Pretty good career:13 patrols
21 ships sunk for a total of 90.408 GRT
2 auxiliary warships sunk for a total of 35.284 GRT
4 ships damaged for a total of 25.491 GRT
1 ship a total loss for a total of 2.080 GRT
Scuttled on May 4, 1945.

RAZORSEAL
03-30-2005, 05:48 PM
i'm u-53 too! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_mad.gif

drmeaty
03-30-2005, 06:08 PM
U-6

Frederf220
03-30-2005, 06:31 PM
My old U-2 TypeIIA:

Sank 8 April, 1944 west of Pillau, in position 54.48N, 19.55E, after a collision with the German steam trawler Helmi S√¬∂hle.

Raised on 9 April, 1944 and stricken. 17 dead and 18 survivors.

SickbayTiffy
03-30-2005, 06:36 PM
I'm U-101.

Career 10 patrols 11 Mar, 1940 - 31 Mar, 1940 7. Flottille (training)
1 Apr, 1940 - 28 Feb, 1942 7. Flottille (front boat)
1 Mar, 1942 - 31 Mar, 1942 26. Flottille (training)
1 Apr, 1942 - 31 Aug, 1942 21. Flottille (school boat)
1 Sep, 1942 - 31 Aug, 1943 24. Flottille (training)
1 Sep, 1943 - 21 Oct, 1943 23. Flottille (training)

Successes 22 ships sunk for a total of 112.618 GRT
1 warship sunk for a total of 1.190 tons
2 ships damaged for a total of 9.113 GRT

Fate Stricken at Neustadt on 21 Oct, 1943. Scuttled there on 3 May, 1945. Wreck broken up.

S_p_l_a_s_h_1
03-30-2005, 06:58 PM
Wow.
I had no idea of the history when I sailed out in U-47.

I'm afraid I'll not be able to live up to the standard, being the noob that I am. But I'm enjoying the game nonetheless. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

panthercules
03-30-2005, 07:42 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Booshka:
U-49 for me, 1st Flotilla.

Original did 4 patrols and sunk one ship and was sunk in April 1940 by HMS Fearless and HMS Brazen with one casualty.

For me so far, 4 patrols and just over 90,000 tonnes, 20 ships in total sunk. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Interesting - I got U-49 as well, but in the 7th flotilla (aparently it's correct flotilla historically) - fortunately I too have done quite a bit better than my historical counterpart in my first 3 missions (still out on my 3rd) - I'm still in late 1939, so I hope I can also last a little longer than the original - however, I hope at least if/when I do lose my boat I'll be able to match the historical result of only 1 dead and 41 survivors http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Bob_Gilroy
03-30-2005, 10:49 PM
Got U-48, it never lost a sailor and it sunk more tonnage than any other U-Boot in WW2. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

WargamerScott
03-30-2005, 10:54 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by bloomster:
Look up the fate of your Uboat in real life.


http://uboat.net/boats/index01.html

Bloom. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


My boat is U-47 from the 7th Flotilla. I looked it up and found this interesting website dedicated to it:

U-47 (http://www.u47.org)

Hiriyu
03-30-2005, 11:03 PM
My IID is U-137.

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Type IID

Laid down 16 Nov, 1939 Deutsche Werke, Kiel

Commissioned 15 Jun, 1940 Oblt. Herbert Wohlfahrt (Knights Cross)

Commanders
15 Jun, 1940 - 14 Dec, 1940 Kptlt. Herbert Wohlfarth (Knights Cross)
15 Dec, 1940 - 7 Dec, 1941 Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann
8 Dec, 1941 - 1 Sep, 1942 Herbert Br√ľnning
2 Sep, 1942 - 27 Dec, 1943 Oblt. Gerth Gemeiner
28 Dec, 1943 - 24 Jan, 1945 Oblt. G√ľnther Schimmel
25 Jan, 1945 - 28 Feb, 1945 Oblt. Erich Fischer
Mar, 1945 - 2 May, 1945 Oblt. Hans-Joachim Dierks

Career 4 patrols 15 Jun, 1940 - 31 Aug, 1940 1. Flottille (training)
1 Sep, 1940 - 19 Dec, 1940 1. Flottille (front boat)
20 Dec, 1940 - 2 May, 1945 22. Flottille (school boat)

Successes 6 ships sunk for a total of 24.136 GRT
1 ship damaged for a total of 4.917 GRT
1 auxiliary warship damaged for a total of 10.552 GRT

Fate Scuttled on 2 May, 1945 in the Raederschleuse at Wilhelmshaven. Wreck broken up, date unknown. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

What's a little odd, is that I'm already piloting U-137 in-game prior to its actual laydown date =)

What is the opposite of a ghost ship?

MouseNo47
03-31-2005, 08:28 AM
http://uboat.net/boats/u48.htm

U-48 BABY!

Best ship in the fleet!

51 ships sunk for a total of 306.875 GRT
1 warship sunk for a total of 1.060 tons
3 ships damaged for a total of 20.480 GRT

LordBane2005B
03-31-2005, 09:58 AM
U-108
Type IXB
Laid down 27 Dec, 1939 AG Weser, Bremen
Commissioned 22 Oct, 1940 Career 11 patrols 22 Successes 25 ships sunk for a total of 118,722 GRT
1 auxiliary warship sunk for a total of 16,644 GRT
Fate Sunk 11 Apr 1944 at Stettin, by bombs; raised; taken out of service at Stettin 17 Jul, 1944; scuttled there 24 Apr 1945.



On 10 Feb, 1943, while on the outward journey to the Caribbean, U-108 was damaged by a British Catalina aircraft (Sqdn 202/N) and was forced to return, reaching Lorient on 24 Feb. She only managed to set out again on 1 April.

Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-108 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.