WWI U-boat commanders

Hans Kukat

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/07)

Successes
1 warship sunk with a total of 350 tons
1 ship damaged with a total of 1,481 GRT

Born:4 May 1888 Karalene, Insterburg (now Seljony Bor, Russia) 
Died:9 May 1918 English Channel 

Hans Kukat

Ranks

3 Apr 1907 Seekadett
21 Apr 1908 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1910 Leutnant zur See
27 Sep 1913 Oberleutnant zur See
14 Oct 1917 Kapitänleutnant

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class

U-boat Commands

UC 7810 Jan 1917 - 15 Jan 1918
UC 7819 Jan 1918 - 9 May 1918 (+)

Notes

Hans Kukat (b. 1888) and Heinrich Kukat (b. 1891) were brothers who were both U-boat Commanders during World War One. Their parents were Ludwig and Käthe Kukat born Szimmat. They apparently lived in East Prussia.

Ships hit by Hans Kukat

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
12 Aug 1917 UC 78 Leitenant Burakov350ru
 
4 Apr 1918 UC 78 Eustratios (d.)1,481gr
 1,831
1 ships sunk (350 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,481 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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