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u2336
03-20-2005, 05:28 AM
I would like to share my career with you, it would be nice to compare our results.

Realism 89% (views turned on, all the rest is realist)

Career began in 9/1939. 1st Flotilla.

First Uboot type IIA 2 coastal patrols with it, 6300 tons sunk.

Second Uboot type VIIB, 6 patrols, 54,000 tons sunk (biggest ship was a T3 tanker)

Encountered one large convoy off british west coast.

Been damaged during 3 patrols (planes, french patrol ship (?? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif ) and a british DD) one sailor badly wounded. Escaped the DD after 5 hours hidden at 50 meters silent running. Not depth charged.

Most of the patrols saw a fair weather, except near Scapa Flow and West of England (british weather sucks http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif even in June !!!)

Received a message from BDU about the possibility of friendly warships in my area.

I am in July,1940 now just changed my VIIB for C. I put the sawfish as my emblem (original huh? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif )

To sum up :

Sept 1939 - July 1940
type VIIC
61,230 tons
8 patrols



And your career ?

vodkaphile
03-20-2005, 05:45 AM
Started: I Flotilla 1939

Patrols: 12

Tonnage: 41207

Boats: IIA, VIIC

Emblem: As der Spaten (aces of spades)

Total crew losses: 0

Today's Date: Friday, Aug. 2 1940

Realism: 100%

Flyfinn
03-20-2005, 05:54 AM
career with 1st flotilla from wilhelmshafen.
1 patrol with an IIA sub,1 C2 gargo 6398 ton.

2 patrol with my IIA sub,coastal merchant 1998 ton.

3 patrol with my IID sub,1 C2 gargo 6395 ton.
and 1 small merchant 2402 ton.

total 17193 ton. Renown to 1 VIIB now going for my 4 patrol, looking forward to use the deckgun.
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Quelthanas
03-20-2005, 06:11 AM
Started: VII Flotilla 1939

Patrols: 2

Tonnage: 108236

Boats: VIIB

Emblem: 7th flotilla

Total crew losses: 0

Today's Date: Novembre 27th 1939

Realism: 89% All on but external view and windowed events.

On the high tonnage this come from a really lucky encounter in north atlantic between Island and scotland, I met a convoy by sunny weather and it was just escorted by one old V&W destroyer so after 1 torpedo in her butt (2 fired one missed) I surfaced and let the cargos met my old friend the 88mm deck gun. Nice trapball too bad i Had to finish them with torpedoes. That day i just said " Himmel Got I should have taken that extra 88mm ammo crate".

quillan
03-20-2005, 07:01 AM
Started in Kiel with 7 Flotilla, Sept 1 1939.
Total patrols: 4
Tonnage sunk: 104,120
Crew losses: 0
Emblem: none yet
Date: 16 Feb 1940
Realism: 72% Using auto map update and targeting, everything else is off.

I've encountered 4 convoys on the routes into Liverpool, one in each patrol. The last one I couldn't engage, as visibility was so bad I couldn't see anything far enough out to shoot it with a torpedo. None have had calm enough seas to use the deck gun.

dagamecat
03-20-2005, 07:08 AM
ahh, thanks for making this thread, I'm glad I saw it because I was just about to post something simlar.

The reason being, I just had a bloody amazing patrol! God, I love this game! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

I'm 7th Flotilla 1939, so type VIIB. 92% realism (just allow externals for eye-candy and screenshots http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif).

First patrol the weather was awful, but I managed to sink just over 10,000 tons, which I was pretty happy about for my first patrol.

But I just finished my second patrol, to the same area (AM18). Came across a juicy convoy full of cargo ships and a few tankers. I shadowed it for about 10 hours, until it was nice and dark, and then approached from behind.

In the end I had sunk 11 ships for 58,316 tons! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif That includes two tankers (11,648 and 10,817 tons), the smallest vessel being a coastal merchant for 1993 tons.

oh my god, I am so happy! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

dizeee
03-20-2005, 07:44 AM
erm you sunk 11 ships in one mission with only externals turned on?
did you hit every eel and had no duds?
thats kinda amazing coz in 39/40 i have loaaaads of duds and a many merchants needing a multitude of torpedohits till they go down.

dagamecat
03-20-2005, 07:49 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by dizeee:
erm you sunk 11 ships in one mission with only externals turned on?
did you hit every eel and had no duds?
thats kinda amazing coz in 39/40 i have loaaaads of duds and a many merchants needing a multitude of torpedohits till they go down. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


yea! I sunk eleven ships for 58,316 tons on 92%! I still can't believe it! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif


I think I got lucky with my torpedos, only about 4 or 5 of them were duds (yea, normally I get more than that), and I used my deck gun on a couple or three ships. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif Also, my aiming was absolutely spot on, every single one of the torpedos went on a collision course with the targets. Again, this is probably alot of luck, lol http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif but I dont mind! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

look!:
http://img239.exs.cx/img239/5345/patrol22aq.jpg

u2336
03-21-2005, 03:28 AM
bump. keep posting. its interesting to read your experience;

thanks guys!

dagamecat
03-21-2005, 10:54 AM
bump, I'd also like to read about more of your careers.

u2336
03-22-2005, 03:05 AM
upupup ! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

com'on guys. take your pens and write your career http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Nukem_Hicks
03-22-2005, 05:02 AM
Started: I Flotilla 9/3/1939

Patrols: 10

Tonnage: 78428

Boats: IIA, VIIB, VIIC

Emblem: The Bull

Total crew losses: 0

Today's Date: Januar 11, 1941

Realism: 100%

Damaged once when I was rammed by a destroyer. I lost my AA guns. The destroyer lost its life. Also damaged during a running gun battle with another destroyer. Have yet to be depth-charged. Have yet to encounter convoy. Died once when my computer froze on 1028x compression and my u-boot hit the Dover cliffs. Don't really count that one.

xanty
03-22-2005, 06:04 AM
It's early for me yet (4-5 patrols), but I am very happy (Oh "happy days")
Used a Type IIa, then IId, and now, a Type VII, and it is making a huge difference (range and guns)

I have noticed torps give a lot of variety of results, sometimes, 4-5 torpedos do almost no damage (second patrol, a C2 took my 5 torps on the IIa, but didn't sink...) but the next patrol, I met two C2s and both sunk on 1st torp (even if I launched 3 in a row...:-P) and both ships exploded on impact! (very impresive, although a bit unrealistic?)

I want to get a nice Type IX, for a change (never used it on SH2). I need a time compression machine (to make my 2 hours play last like 2 days).... anyone has a x32 (slower) compressions to spare?

U161_Jaeger
03-23-2005, 03:06 PM
Start date: 1939-01-09

Flotilla: I Flotilla

Numer of patrols: 5

Total tonnage: 132.266

U-Boats used: IIA, IID, VIIB

Current date: April 3, 1940

Realism: 100%

Latest patrol:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v118/jonass/Patrol_5_VIIB.jpg