i'd take many Fremantle Patrols w SH2 to cozy up to the IJN which had a very poor escort service priority
As an Combine arms goes the air corridors were occasionally covered..
Action off Dutch Harbour..:
[rubs sleeve of old navy blue jacket] Dr smith Emote "Oh, the pain" A Betty i think its seen us on the surface.. spins black cap around w silver oak leaf on it
[ Gads Ive been Frocked and can't even port for the ceremony and medal]
Beats chipping ice off the mast in Archangel .. easy life for those surface fleet types.. hey EXEC?
take her down slow course 280 1/4 .. over to the charts table.. what sort of patrols do we know about..
we cant out run anything below surface.. were here to spy activities and report my actions and take targets of opportunity. The Patrol Tonnage to dates low ..This is no Rabaul. get the radio rdy try an intercept hold at scope depth.. Up Pera.. [decode.. it says they saw a british fish"]
ok so they think were old and an endangered species do they.. ok.. we can turn a few knots old Winstons boys wish they had.. set up here and lay in wait targeting area they think we'd be in by now.. "scope adjusted to max.. Snorkle up.. well it looks like a disapointment no Shimakaze class.. just an everyday
Second Class Momi. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IJN_Ashi.jpg Looks liek the Ashi.. .avoid contact and view actions. they dotn have radar.. or shouldnt lets take notes.. ok
*PING* shes trunign her bow twards us bad angle tiem the turn RDy 1 and 4.. 20 degree Spread depth 15..
range 10 thousand fire at 4... we hit her forward her bows dipping and shes doign 4 kts..
Clear datum.. Full dive shes wildy launching charges. below us at what they think a British sub operates at. hard to port. Hold on every one.. tming the launches parrell her headign and escape.. we'll come back at night take a few pics then head out for better targets.