List of all U-boats




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

Decommissioned on 16 September 1944 at Kiel, after a collision with the German motor ferry Peter Wessel near Hela Tonne 1 on 18 August 1944.

Hulk captured by British forces in May 1945 and 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

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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

Wynn, Kenneth

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