|Ordered||5 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||21 Sep 1942||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1060)|
|Launched||5 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||19 Jul 1943||Kptlt. Horst Weiher|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk at 1157hrs on 4 February 1944 in the Baltic Sea north of Swinemünde, in position 54.01,8N, 14.16,3E, by an air-laid mine in the British minefield Geranium. 51 dead and 7 survivors.
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.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Cowboy, Pistol and Boots