U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-968

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Feb 1945Harstad20 Feb 1945Kilbotn14 days


Officers *

Oblt. Otto Westphalen

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

We have daily positions for all 14 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-968 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Feb 1945U-968Otto Westphalen Norfjell (d.)8,129nwBK-3A
14 Feb 1945U-968Otto Westphalen Horace Gray (t.)7,200amBK-3B
17 Feb 1945U-968Otto Westphalen HMS Lark (U 11) (t.)1,350brRA-64C
17 Feb 1945U-968Otto Westphalen Thomas Scott7,176amRA-64D

3 ships sunk (15,726 tons) and 1 ship damaged (8,129 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-968 during this patrol

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