List of all U-boats

U-854

Type

IXC/40

 
Ordered5 Jun 1941
Laid down21 Sep 1942 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1060)
Launched5 Apr 1943
Commissioned19 Jul 1943Kptlt. Horst Weiher
Commanders
19 Jul 1943 - 4 Feb 1944  Kptlt. Horst Weiher
Career
No patrols
19 Jul 1943-4 Feb 1944  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk at 1157hrs on 4 Feb 1944 in the Baltic Sea north of Swinem├╝nde, in position 54.44N, 14.16E, by mines. 51 dead and 7 survivors.

Loss position

Raised on 18 Nov 1968, final fate unknown.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-854 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Cowboy, Pistol and Boots

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel