WWI U-boats

UC 68

Type UC II
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 284)
Ordered 12 Jan 1916
Launched 12 Aug 1916
Commissioned 17 Dec 1916
Commanders
17 Dec 1916 - 13 Mar 1917 Oblt. Hans Degetau
Career 2 patrols
16 Feb 1917 - 13 Mar 1917 Flandern Flotilla
Successes1 ship sunk with a total of 2,897 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 12,839 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 550 tons. (View ships hit by UC 68)
Fate 13 Mar 1917 - Missing in the English Channel. Last know activity was on March 13, 1917.. 27 dead (all hands lost).

Previously recorded fate
Blew up on her own mines off Start Point at 50°17’N 3°32’W


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