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Ordered15 Aug 1940
Laid down5 Apr 1941 Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW), Wilhelmshaven (werk 151)
Launched22 Aug 1943
Commissioned14 Oct 1943Oblt. Johann Buttjer
14 Oct 1943 - 20 Nov 1943  Oblt. Johann Buttjer
No patrols
14 Oct 1943-20 Nov 1943  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sank on 20 November 1943 in the Gulf of Danzig, in position 54.25,7N, 19.08E, after a collision with U-745. 44 survivors (no casualties).

Loss position

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-768 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

Media links

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth

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