U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-68

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Jun 1941Kiel1 Aug 1941Lorient33 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Karl-Friedrich Merten

Oblt. August Maus

Ltn. Albert Lauzemis

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-68

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Ships hit by U-68 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-68 during this patrol

27 Jul 1941
Atlantic west of Corunna, Spain: U-68 was kept down and held off a convoy by 24 depth charges from Flower Class corvette HMS Rhododendron. Another U-boat got the same treatment from HMS Sunflower and Pimpernel at roughly the same time. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 328)

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