WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-68

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Please note that in the table below you can find a 'Map' column. This helps to find that particular attack on the map below.

Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
22 Sep 1941Karl-Friedrich Merten Silverbelle5,302brSL-87A
22 Oct 1941Karl-Friedrich Merten Darkdale8,145brB
28 Oct 1941Karl-Friedrich Merten Hazelside5,297brC
1 Nov 1941Karl-Friedrich Merten Bradford City4,953brD
 
3 Mar 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Helenus7,366brE
8 Mar 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Baluchistan6,992brF
16 Mar 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Baron Newlands3,386brG
17 Mar 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Ile de Batz5,755brH
17 Mar 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Scottish Prince4,917brI
17 Mar 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Allende5,081brJ
30 Mar 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Muncaster Castle5,853brST-18K
5 Jun 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten L.J. Drake6,693amL
6 Jun 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten C.O. Stillman13,006paM
10 Jun 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Surrey8,581brN
10 Jun 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Ardenvohr5,025brO
10 Jun 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Port Montreal5,882brP
15 Jun 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Frimaire9,242frQ
23 Jun 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Arriaga2,345paR
12 Sep 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Trevilley5,296brOS-38S
15 Sep 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Breedijk6,861nlT
8 Oct 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Koumoundouros3,598grU
8 Oct 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Gaasterkerk8,679nlV
8 Oct 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Swiftsure8,207amW
8 Oct 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Sarthe5,271brX
9 Oct 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Examelia4,981amY
9 Oct 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten Belgian Fighter5,403beZ
6 Nov 1942Karl-Friedrich Merten City of Cairo8,034br
 
13 Mar 1943Albert Lauzemis Cities Service Missouri7,506amGAT-49
13 Mar 1943Albert Lauzemis Ceres2,680nlGAT-49
21 Oct 1943Albert Lauzemis HMS Orfasy (T 204)545br
22 Oct 1943Albert Lauzemis Litiopa5,356nw
31 Oct 1943Albert Lauzemis New Columbia6,574br
30 Nov 1943Albert Lauzemis Fort de Vaux5,186fr
 197,998

33 ships sunk (197,998 tons).

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Below is a map showing the locations of the attack(s) in question:

ship sunk or total loss (33).

Note on map. U-68 sank or damaged 33 Allied ships. Our map markers only have 26 labels (A-Z) at this time. This is why some of the markers have no label but otherwise work just fine. The markers are sorted by date, the first 26 successes have labels. This only affects about 20 of the most successful U-boats.

In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.
In other cases the posititions are too close and the markers overlap, not much we can do about that.

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