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General Type Submarine
Unit Type Submarine
Cost 12
Set Deck V
Manufacturer Forumini
Country Germany (Details)
Available 1943
Set ID 47
Rarity X
Class Name Type IXC
Armor 3
Vital 6
Hull Points 2
Speed 1.000
Primary 0/0/0/0
Torpedoes 3/3/2/0
Special Ability Acoustic Torpedo
Special Ability Submerged Shot
Special Ability Wolfpack
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Class/Manufacturer History: The Type IX U-boat was designed by Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine in 1935 and 1936 as a large ocean-going submarine for sustained operations far from the home support facilities. Type IX boats were briefly used for patrols off the eastern United States in an attempt to disrupt the stream of troops and supplies bound for Europe. The extended range came at the cost of longer dive times and decreased maneuverability. It was derived from the Type IA, and appeared in various sub-types.

Type IXs had six torpedo tubes; four at the bow and two at the stern. They carried six reloads internally and had five external torpedo containers (three at the stern and two at the bow) which stored ten additional torpedoes. The total of 22 torpedoes allowed U-boat commanders to follow a convoy and strike night after night. Some of the IXC boats were fitted for mine operations; as mine-layers they could carry 44 TMA or 66 TMB mines.

Secondary armament was provided by one 10.5 cm (4.1 in) deck gun with 180 rounds. Anti-aircraft armament differed throughout the war. They had two periscopes in the tower. Types IXA and IXB had an additional periscope in the control room, which was removed in Type IXC and afterward.


Item created by: gdm on 2017-01-09 08:19:43. Last edited by gdm on 2017-01-09 08:20:59

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