|Ordered||9 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||8 Jan 1940||Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW), Wilhelmshaven (werk 137)|
|Launched||5 Jul 1941|
|Commissioned||28 Aug 1941||Kptlt. Hans Oestermann|
|Successes||13 ships sunk, total tonnage 55,659 GRT|
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 490 GRT
Sunk 31 July, 1942 in North Atlantic north of Boston, USA in position 43.02N, 64.52W, by a Canadian Hudson aircraft (RCAF Sqdn. 113, pilot S/L N. E. Small). 43 dead (all hands lost).
U-754 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Ziethen (6 Jan 1942 - 22 Jan 1942)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-754 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.