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Patrol info for U-468

Date lookup for 22 May 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Apr 1943La Pallice29 May 1943La Pallice41 days


Officers *

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

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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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