List of all U-boats

U-1054

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered5 Jun 1941
Laid down30 Mar 1943 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 688)
Launched24 Feb 1944
Commissioned25 Mar 1944Oblt. Wolfgang Riekeberg
Commanders
25 Mar 1944 - 16 Sep 1944  Kptlt. Wolfgang Riekeberg
Career
No patrols
25 Mar 1944-16 Sep 1944  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Stricken at Kiel on 16 Sept, 1944, after a collision with the Norwegian motor ferry Peter Wessel near Hela "Tonne 1". In May 1945 surrendered to Britain.

Post war information (see more post-war boats):
In May 1945 surrendered to Britain and later broken up.

Schnorchel-fitted U-boat
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in March 1944. Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1054 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel