U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-68

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Feb 1942Lorient13 Apr 1942Lorient62 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Karl-Friedrich Merten

Oblt. Albert Lauzemis

Oblt. Werner Happe

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

We have daily positions for all 62 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-68 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
3 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Helenus7,366brA
8 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Baluchistan6,992brB
16 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Baron Newlands3,386brC
17 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Ile de Batz5,755brD
17 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Scottish Prince4,917brE
17 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Allende5,081brF
30 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Muncaster Castle5,853brST-18G

7 ships sunk (39,350 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-68 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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