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wardog10 Nov 2019 1:35 p.m. PST

just curious
the tbm-3s avenger served postwar as anti-submarine aircraft
i understand some remained in service in that role with some nations into the 1960s
the mk 44 torpedo entered service around 58ish
any chance it was armed with above mk 44 torpedo ?

wardog10 Nov 2019 1:42 p.m. PST

sorry guys dont know how it ended up on napoleonic board? da bug?

khanscom10 Nov 2019 6:59 p.m. PST

This link looks interesting:

Third time's a charm :-)

Lion in the Stars16 Nov 2019 2:30 p.m. PST

Possibly. Would have been useful in shallow water against diesel subs, but the Mk44 was useless against nuke boats.

wardog17 Nov 2019 1:09 p.m. PST

thanks guys
lion in the stars it was foxtrots i was thinking about, hadn't thought about nuke boats

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