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cueceleches
05-23-2005, 01:27 PM
Hi!

Just found my first convoy. It was SW of the Forth of Ewe.I surfaced just in the middle of it. But it was a complete mess up.
Weather was so bad I could not spot a ship until it was litterally on me! The following image proofs it.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y225/cueceleches/SH3Img23-5-2005_21.jpg

Nevertheless, I managed to sink a small merchant, a C2 and the one one the image escaped without a scratch as I could not position myself fro a good solution on time. It hid in the fog. Visibility was 400 meters. I could even not lock on anything a little farther.

Well, I hope to catch one with better weather!

cueceleches
05-23-2005, 01:27 PM
Hi!

Just found my first convoy. It was SW of the Forth of Ewe.I surfaced just in the middle of it. But it was a complete mess up.
Weather was so bad I could not spot a ship until it was litterally on me! The following image proofs it.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y225/cueceleches/SH3Img23-5-2005_21.jpg

Nevertheless, I managed to sink a small merchant, a C2 and the one one the image escaped without a scratch as I could not position myself fro a good solution on time. It hid in the fog. Visibility was 400 meters. I could even not lock on anything a little farther.

Well, I hope to catch one with better weather!

Wizage
05-23-2005, 01:36 PM
try reading this:
http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/857101043/m/3771037323

Skarphol
05-24-2005, 01:35 AM
I've nevere seen a convoy at all! I'm in my 4th mission (plus four in my first carreer. BUT, now I've finally got a word through the wireless of a large convoy heading my way, about 50km away. Trouble is, I'm on my way home with only one torpedo left (in my rear tube) and ca. 20 shells left for my deckgun. Frustrating...

Skarphol

cueceleches
05-24-2005, 01:47 AM
Now I´m in my 7th patrol of my 2nd campaign. But in my 1st campaign, I already had 27 patrols and NEVER got in touch with any convoys! Though I received a few radio messages from BdU, I always arrived late and couldn´t find them. Unfortunately, due to a save corruption, I had to sart all over again.
This time I intend to be more careful on convoy inrterception. And one other thing I have yet to see is a Task Force, which might be as well impressive.