WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-568

See the profile page for U-568


Please note that in the table below you can find a 'Map' column. This helps to find that particular attack on the map below.

Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
12 Aug 1941Joachim Preuss HMS Picotee (K 63)925brON-4A
16 Oct 1941Joachim Preuss Empire Heron6,023brSC-48B
17 Oct 1941Joachim Preuss USS Kearny (DD 432) (d.)1,630amSC-48C
24 Dec 1941Joachim Preuss HMS Salvia (K 97)925brTA-5D
 9,503

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

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Below is a map showing the locations of the attack(s) in question:

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

In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.
In other cases the posititions are too close and the markers overlap, not much we can do about that.

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