List of all U-boats




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

Sunk at 1157hrs on 4 February 1944 in the Baltic Sea north of Swinem├╝nde, in position 54.01,8N, 14.16,3E, by an air-laid mine in the British minefield Geranium. 51 dead and 7 survivors.

Loss position

There are unconfirmed reports that its wreck was raised on 18 November 1968 and was probably broken up.

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