U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-468

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Apr 1943La Pallice29 May 1943La Pallice41 days


Officers *

Oblt. Klemens Schamong

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-468


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We have daily positions for all 41 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-468 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Amsel (29 Apr 1943 - 3 May 1943)
   Amsel 3 (3 May 1943 - 6 May 1943)
   Rhein (7 May 1943 - 10 May 1943)
   Elbe 1 (10 May 1943 - 14 May 1943)
   Mosel (19 May 1943 - 23 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-468 during this patrol

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-468 during this patrol

22 May 1943
The boat was attacked by an Avenger aircraft (pilot Roger C. Kuhn) of the US escort carrier USS Bogue causing severe damage and forcing the boat to abandon patrol, arriving in France on 29 May. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 336)

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