WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-568

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
12 Aug 1941Joachim Preuss HMS Picotee (K 63)925brON-4
16 Oct 1941Joachim Preuss Empire Heron6,023brSC-48
17 Oct 1941Joachim Preuss USS Kearny (DD 432) (d.)1,630amSC-48
24 Dec 1941Joachim Preuss HMS Salvia (K 97)925brTA-5

3 ships sunk (7,873 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,630 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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ship sunk or total loss (3). ship damaged (1).

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