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April 16, 2020

U-69 Tier VI German Submarine Stats Characteristics


Stats Updated Apr 16th 2020
* 1st Stats for this ship.
Please Note! The stats for this ship are not final, and will almost certainly change during testing. 
When this ship is finalised and then released, the final stats information will be published here as "Final Stats" and on the official WG regional portals.

German Submarine VI U-69 1940

A submarine which belonged to the world's largest series of boats attributable to this type (Type VIIC). The armament she carried was quite good for her size, and she far outmatched her foreign contemporary rivals in terms of the maximum depth she could dive to.

ship details
Ship Name:   U-69
Tier:   VI (6)
Class:   Submarine
Type:   Special Ship
Ship Release:   ?
WoWS Devs Value:    icon ?*
Resource Purchase:    Unknown
Nation:   Germany
Current Status:   *WIP (Public Testing)

hull
Hit Points:   8300 hp
Overall Hull:   10 mm
Casemate:   19 mm
Tonnage:   1,070 tn

TORPEDO ARMAMENT
Fore 4 x 1 Aft 1 x 1 533 mm G7e/T4 Falke:
Reload:   67 s
Range:   6.6 km
Damage:   15100 hp
Speed:   58 kts
Visibility Distance:   1.2 km
Reaction Time:   7.957 s
Chance of Flood:   ~277%
Torpedo Type:   Normal

The main armament carried by submarines is torpedoes with acoustic guidance. You can launch an attack from any level, and submarine-specific mechanics—sonar pings—will help you increase the potential effectiveness of your torpedo salvos. Tag the bow and stern of an enemy ship with your sonar pings to help guide torpedoes to the target and deal more damage.
surface MOBILITY
Max Speed:   24.0 kts
Max Turning Radius:   660 m
Max Rudder Shift:   5.2 s
Propulsion:   2,800 hp

depth MoBILITY
Max Speed:   15.6 kts
Diving Planes Shift Time:   10.2 s
Submerge and Ascent Speed:   4.3 m/s

DETECTABILITY by sea
Surfaced:   4.3 km
Surfaced on Fire:   4.3 km
Surfaced and Pinged:   4.6 km
Submerged:   2.2 km
Submerged and Pinged:   2.6 km
DETECTABILITY BY air
Surfaced:   1.4 km
Surfaced on Fire:   1.4 km
Surfaced and Pinged:   1.5 km
Submerged:   0.7 km
Submerged and Pinged:   0.8 km
Always be aware of enemy destroyers and cruisers. Ships such as VI DallasVI Budyonny, VI Leander, and VI Perth,  carry depth charges. These weapons can hit submarines that are submerged. avoid staying in the same location for too long, and in case of danger, seek support from your allies.
sonar
Range:   6.6 km
Reload:   8.0 s
Action Time:   25 s
Ping Velocity Wide:   512.7 m/s
Ping Velocity Narrow:   818.2 m/s
Battery Charge Consumption:   15 units
Watch your battery power and emit sonar pings carefully. Torpedoes can ascend from the depths and hit an enemy only with the help of an active effect from a sonar ping. If you run out of battery power, reduce your speed to 1/4 or ascend to the surface level to recharge it.
Emitting sonar pings increases your detectability. Be sure to consider this when you prepare an attack.
battery
Charge:   410 units
Submerged Charge Rate:   3 units/s
Surface Charge Rate:   10 units/s
Submerged Charge Rate Whilst Moving:   2 units/s
Surface Charge Rate:   10 units/s
Max Battery Charge to Enable Ping:   15 Units

CONsumables


Slot 1:  Damage Control Party:
Work Time:   5 s
Reload Time:   40 s

Slot 2:  Maximum Depth.
Charges:   4
Action time:   120 s
Reload Time:   60 s
Maximum Depth:   80 m

Slot 3:  Hydroacoustic Search.
Charges:   3
Action time:   60 s
Reload Time:   180 s
Detection Range Torpedoes:   3.0 km
Detection Range Ships:   4.0 km

IMPORTANT! Because this Ship is WIP, the information in this Article is tentative and reflects the state of game development at the time of its publication. Changes and new features may be removed entirely or implemented differently by the time the update goes live. Screenshots, specific values of certain characteristics, and details of in-game mechanics will not necessarily be relevant after this Ship is released.