|Shipyard||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 284)|
|Ordered||12 Jan 1916|
|Launched||12 Aug 1916|
|Commissioned||17 Dec 1916|
|Successes||1 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 - Lost through unknown cause south of the Lizard. Last known activity was on March 13, 1917 though the actual date of loss could be up to a week later. 27 dead (all hands lost).|
The wreck was examined in October 2021 and May 2023 by the Gasperados dive group. Based upon information obtained from the dive and additional historical research, the wreck is with very high likelihood UC 68.
Previously recorded fate
Blew up on her own mines off Start Point at 50°17’N 3°32’W.