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TheRealWulfmann
06-05-2005, 08:31 PM
I had one of those patrols where weird stuff happens, good and bad.
I decided to wait off the traffic path near Islay in the North Channel and when I got a convoy report I would pounce and place myself in its path. Worked nicely. But, when I set up on a fat tanker I mis set my angle on the first torpedo and saw it go too far to the bow, quickly reset the other 2 but messed them up and they both hit to stern. The tanker became dead in the water and 2 Destroyers and corvette were determined to keep me from getting it. So, I moved right under the tanker to wait it out. As time clicked away one escort would leave and a new one would arrive, always three to run as close as possible to Wasser bomb me but just could not do it. They left after 6 or so hours and I came up and finished the tankers and back came the DDs but I had already gotten position and slipped back to my hiding place. Some of the crew wanted to put ashore at Bowmore for a visit to the pub but I would have none of that. We were here to kill the English not scrXw them! LOL.
The next convoy I made sure my fish had their fins pointed right and sank another (were t3s but I got that new more accurate merchant tonnage mod, think it€s a motor tanker now) with 2 torpedoes and when the aux cruiser came up from behind him I put 2 in that and they sent him down right behind the tanker. Which broke in half and his bow and stern stuck out of the water because the rest was resting on the shallow bottom. Having already sunk a small merchant I decide to head home with 2 torpedoes, one at each end. As I approached Norway I got a sighting report (I have my new SCR and RND so don€t get but about 20% of what I use to) It was so close I figured why not. I caught and set up as good as I ever had and timed it perfect. Usually I don€t go to outside and watch the torpedo as I shoot one and reset the next to correct my shot if I miss, seconds count. But, this was my last bow fish so I rode along like a dolphin. It went dead center amidships and just before it hit I looked up and saw the big red flag with a white circle and a Swastika. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, I have killed my Komeraden! That thing blew up like the Hood. Nothing ever went down faster, except for my esteem!!
With RUB1.3 and my very hard SCR and RND files this is so hard and was my first big patrol 35K (That would have been a poor patrol before)
Maybe some of them were not loyal to the party because I still got my Oak Leaves!
Wulfmann
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/3-to-1-hide2.jpg (http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/3-to-1-hide2.jpg)
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/auxCL-sunk.jpg (http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/auxCL-sunk.jpg)
(PS the shot under water was redone in photoshop to see it)
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/U-hide-1.jpg (http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/U-hide-1.jpg)

TheRealWulfmann
06-05-2005, 08:31 PM
I had one of those patrols where weird stuff happens, good and bad.
I decided to wait off the traffic path near Islay in the North Channel and when I got a convoy report I would pounce and place myself in its path. Worked nicely. But, when I set up on a fat tanker I mis set my angle on the first torpedo and saw it go too far to the bow, quickly reset the other 2 but messed them up and they both hit to stern. The tanker became dead in the water and 2 Destroyers and corvette were determined to keep me from getting it. So, I moved right under the tanker to wait it out. As time clicked away one escort would leave and a new one would arrive, always three to run as close as possible to Wasser bomb me but just could not do it. They left after 6 or so hours and I came up and finished the tankers and back came the DDs but I had already gotten position and slipped back to my hiding place. Some of the crew wanted to put ashore at Bowmore for a visit to the pub but I would have none of that. We were here to kill the English not scrXw them! LOL.
The next convoy I made sure my fish had their fins pointed right and sank another (were t3s but I got that new more accurate merchant tonnage mod, think it€s a motor tanker now) with 2 torpedoes and when the aux cruiser came up from behind him I put 2 in that and they sent him down right behind the tanker. Which broke in half and his bow and stern stuck out of the water because the rest was resting on the shallow bottom. Having already sunk a small merchant I decide to head home with 2 torpedoes, one at each end. As I approached Norway I got a sighting report (I have my new SCR and RND so don€t get but about 20% of what I use to) It was so close I figured why not. I caught and set up as good as I ever had and timed it perfect. Usually I don€t go to outside and watch the torpedo as I shoot one and reset the next to correct my shot if I miss, seconds count. But, this was my last bow fish so I rode along like a dolphin. It went dead center amidships and just before it hit I looked up and saw the big red flag with a white circle and a Swastika. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, I have killed my Komeraden! That thing blew up like the Hood. Nothing ever went down faster, except for my esteem!!
With RUB1.3 and my very hard SCR and RND files this is so hard and was my first big patrol 35K (That would have been a poor patrol before)
Maybe some of them were not loyal to the party because I still got my Oak Leaves!
Wulfmann
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/3-to-1-hide2.jpg (http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/3-to-1-hide2.jpg)
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/auxCL-sunk.jpg (http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/auxCL-sunk.jpg)
(PS the shot under water was redone in photoshop to see it)
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/U-hide-1.jpg (http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y152/Wulfmann/U-hide-1.jpg)

RankMiasma
06-05-2005, 10:10 PM
great screenshots, looks like fun. What grid were you in and what year?

WihelmSchulz-
06-06-2005, 04:30 AM
U DOLT SINK ANOTHER ONE OF OUR SHIPS AGIAN AND U WILL BE A DAMM MACENIST MATE!!!
BDU.
Admiral Doenitz

JU88
06-06-2005, 10:21 AM
Radio message recieved

You f**king tw@t.


base was changed to Scapa flow.

....
BDU


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TheRealWulfmann
06-06-2005, 10:32 AM
I admit I was very upset at sinking that ship. You would think I killed real people.

I was hiding in the last island in the North Channel west of Scotland, Islay by name but without the game on I don't know the grid, AM maybe 61??? for the convoys.

For the friendly fire it was southwest of Norway in June 1940 and Bergen was still an allied base. It seems I should have had more sense to check that out more carefully, at least it does now!!
Wulfmann

JoeCorrado
06-06-2005, 01:21 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by JU88:
Radio message recieved

You f**king tw@t.


base was changed to Scapa flow.

....
BDU


http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

LMAO!!! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif