Mk.6 depth charge
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
- 58 ft PT-3
- 89 ft PT-810
- 110 ft SC-497
- 165 ft PC-451
- 165 ft PC-466 Carmi
- Elco 80 ft PT-103
- Higgins 81 ft PT-6
- Köln F220
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Describe the type of damage produced by this type of bomb (high explosive, splash damage, etc)
Comparison with analogues
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Usage in battles
The Mk.6 depth charges are most affective against submarines or smaller boats. Since there are no submarines however, most players tend to not use depth charges at all.
Pros and cons
Summarise and briefly evaluate the weaponry in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark pros and cons as a list.
- Can potentionally kill enemys driving behind you.
- Can explode when hit.
- Ineffective at fights with more than 100 meters distance.
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|Naval depth charges|
|USA||7.2 in T37 · Mk.6 · Mk.6 mortar · K-gun Mk.9|
|Germany||BB-1 · Mk.6 · Type 95 · WBD · WBF · WBG|
|USSR||BB-1 · BM-1 · RBM|
|Britain||Mk.6 mortar · Mk.VII · Mk.10 Hedgehog mortar · Y-gun Mk.VII|
|Japan||Mk.6 mortar · Mk.9 depth charge · Mk.10 Hedgehog · Type 95|
|Italy||B TG · B TG 100|