List of all U-boats

U-768

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered15 Aug 1940
Laid down5 Apr 1941 Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW), Wilhelmshaven (werk 151)
Launched22 Aug 1943
Commissioned14 Oct 1943Oblt. Johann Buttjer
Commanders
14 Oct 1943 - 20 Nov 1943   Johann Buttjer
Career
No patrols
14 Oct 1943-20 Nov 1943  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sank on 20 Nov, 1943 in the Gulf of Danzig in position 54.30N, 19.15E after a collision with U-745. 44 survivors (no casualties).

Loss position

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-768 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel