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Dangerous Waters : USS Gato Class Submarine by rOEN911 Dangerous Waters : USS Gato Class Submarine by rOEN911
Thats my first underwater Scene render...Hope you like it !

Rendered with Cinema 4D edited to photoshop Cs6


After the US Pacific fleet had been seriously weakened at Pearl Harbor, at the beginning of the war in the Pacific much of the responsibility in the battle against the Japanese expeditionary forces rested on the shoulders of the American submariners. The submarines of the Gato Class were large fleet submarines that had been specially developed for use in the wide expanses of the Pacific Ocean. Due to their size and equipment they could remain in non-stop service for 75 days. Between 1940 and 1944, 77 Gatos were build at four different shipyards. Together with the Balao and the Trench Class they formed the backbone of the US submarine fleet. Most of these subs went to the Pacific, but a few were also used in the Atlantic. These submarines were extremely successful. Not only did they sink a large number of irreplaceable freighters and tankers, but they also decimated the Imperial naval fleet. The most grievous losses were the aircraft carriers Shokaku, Taiyo, Unyo and Taiho. Developed for use in the expanses of the Pacific, the Gato was much larger than for example the German type VII submarine. It had a length of 95 m, a beam of 8.20 m and a draught of 4.60 m. Its displacement was 1825 tons surfaced and 2410 tons dived. The diesel engine gave it a speed of 20.75 knots on the
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AGV120395 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014
now you can use it in Steel Diver: Sub Wars
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hobbitshire Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
Looks like a scene from the film 'Torpedo Run'.
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JesusFood Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013
it amazes me the amount of production on every side during ww2, the sheer weight in steel and manpower, and the fact that alot of it ended up at the bottom of the ocean, its dumbfounding. Great work as always man :)
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cheers mate i am glad you like what i am doing :)
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Damocles662 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013
As a Silent hunter game fan, I aprove, however mines is more " europa " that the Pacific!
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ShadowSpyProductions Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Student Filmographer
S E A
M I N E !
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LilRedWagon Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
MARVELOUS work/talent/gallery!! .... LRW
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for your kind comments :)
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Peterkat Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Love it!
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REDVAMPIRE120652 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012
Careful...Careful....(BOOM!!!)..... V
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