Mk.6 depth charge
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|Vehicles equipped with this weapon|
|Motor torpedo boats||PT-3 · PT-6 · PT-103 · PT-810|
|Motor torpedo gun boats||USS Candid|
|Sub-chasers||Carmi (PC-466) · PC-451 · SC-497|
|Frigates||USS Hoquiam · Köln · Lübeck|
Tell us about the tactical and technical characteristics of the depth charge.
Describe the type of damage produced by this type of depth charge (high explosive, splash damage, etc)
Comparison with analogues
Give a comparative description of depth charges that have firepower equal to this weapon.
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
- Can potentionally kill enemies sailing behind you
- Can explode when hit
- Ineffective at fights with more than 100 meters distance
Examine the history of the creation and combat usage of the weapon in more detail than in the introduction. If the historical reference turns out to be too long, take it to a separate article, taking a link to the article about the weapon and adding a block "/History" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/(Weapon-name)/History) and add a link to it here using the
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|Naval depth charges|
|USA||7.2 in T37 · Mk.6 · Mk.6 mortar · K-gun Mk.9|
|Germany||WBD · WBF · WBG|
|Foreign:||BB-1 (USSR) · Mk.6 (USA) · Type 95 (Japan)|
|USSR||BB-1 · BM-1 · RBM mortar|
|Britain||Limbo mortar · Mk.10 Hedgehog mortar · Mk.VII · Y-gun Mk.VII|
|Foreign:||Mk.6 mortar (USA)|
|Foreign:||Mk.6 mortar (USA) · Mk.9 (USA) · Mk.10 Hedgehog (Britain)|
|Italy||B TG · B TG 100|