U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-968

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Aug 1944Hammerfest10 Sep 1944Bogenbucht13 days


Officers *

Oblt. Otto Westphalen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-968

We have 12 daily positions for the 13 days U-968 was at sea.

Departure from Hammerfest on 29 Aug 1944.
30 Aug 1944 - 31 Aug 1944 - 1 Sep 1944 - 2 Sep 1944 - 3 Sep 1944 - 4 Sep 1944 - 5 Sep 1944 - 6 Sep 1944 - 7 Sep 1944 - 8 Sep 1944 - 9 Sep 1944 -
Arrival at Bogenbucht on 10 Sep 1944.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-968 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Dachs (1 Sep 1944 - 5 Sep 1944)

Ships hit by U-968 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-968 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-968 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

4 Sep 194404h1807h05AW 2333Mys Kanin Nos, Pechora Sea12 TMC

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