WWI U-boats

U 68

 
Type U 66
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel  (Werk 205)
Ordered 2 Feb 1913 
Laid down 31 Dec 1913 
Launched 1 Jun 1915 
Commissioned 17 Aug 1915 
Commanders
17 Aug 1915 - 22 Mar 1916   Ludwig Güntzel
Career 1 patrols
28 Nov 1915 - 22 Mar 1916 IV Flotilla
SuccessesNo successes. 
Fate 22 Mar 1916 - Sunk by gunfire from Q-Ship Farnborough SW Ireland 51.54N 10.53W. 38 dead (all hands lost).
 

There was another U 68 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 22 Oct 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 11 Feb 1941. Take a look at the U 68 from WWII.


Back to the U-boat index