Patrol info for U-68
Date lookup for 8 Oct 1942
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|20 Aug 1942||Lorient||6 Dec 1942||Lorient||109 days|
KrvKpt. Karl-Friedrich Merten
Oblt. Klaus Hänert
U-68's position on 8 Oct 1942
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
U-68 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
Eisbär (25 Aug 1942 - 1 Sep 1942)
Ships hit by U-68 on this date
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|8 Oct 1942||U-68||Karl-Friedrich Merten||Koumoundouros||3,598||gr||A|
|8 Oct 1942||U-68||Karl-Friedrich Merten||Gaasterkerk||8,679||nl||B|
|8 Oct 1942||U-68||Karl-Friedrich Merten||Swiftsure||8,207||am||C|
|8 Oct 1942||U-68||Karl-Friedrich Merten||Sarthe||5,271||br||D|
4 ships sunk (25,755 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-68 during this patrol
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