|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.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-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