Patrol info for U-468
Date lookup for 22 May 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|19 Apr 1943||La Pallice||29 May 1943||La Pallice||41 days|
Oblt. Klemens Schamong
U-468's position on 22 May 1943
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
U-468 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
Amsel (29 Apr 1943 - 3 May 1943)
Amsel 3 (3 May 1943 - 6 May 1943)
Rhein (7 May 1943 - 10 May 1943)
Elbe 1 (10 May 1943 - 14 May 1943)
Mosel (19 May 1943 - 23 May 1943)
Ships hit by U-468 on this date
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-468 during this patrol
22 May 1943
The boat was attacked by an Avenger aircraft (pilot Roger C. Kuhn) of the US escort carrier USS Bogue causing severe damage and forcing the boat to abandon patrol, arriving in France on 29 May. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 336)
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