|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||5 Apr 1941||Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW), Wilhelmshaven (werk 151)|
|Launched||22 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Oct 1943||Oblt. Johann Buttjer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
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).
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.