WWI U-boats

U 68

Type U 66
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 205)
Ordered 2 Feb 1913
Laid down 31 Dec 1913
Launched 1 Jun 1915
Commissioned 17 Aug 1915
Commanders
17 Aug 1915 - 22 Mar 1916 Kptlt. Ludwig G√ľntzel
Career 1 patrol
28 Nov 1915 - 22 Mar 1916 IV Flotilla
SuccessesNo successes
Fate 22 Mar 1916 - Sunk by gunfire from Q-Ship Farnborough SW Ireland 51.54N 10.53W. 38 dead (all hands lost).

There was another U 68 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 22 Oct 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 11 Feb 1941. Take a look at U 68 from WWII.


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