WWI U-boat commanders

Heinrich Kukat

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 4/10)

Successes
8 ships sunk with a total of 21,743 GRT
1 warship sunk with a total of 16,350 tons
5 ships damaged with a total of 19,325 GRT

Born:2 Mar 1891  
Died:3 Apr 1920 Ruhr revolution 

Heinrich Kukat

Ranks

1 Apr 1910 Seekadett
15 Apr 1911 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1913 Leutnant zur See
22 Mar 1916 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
16 Sep 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

UC 201 Apr 1918 - 18 Jun 1918
UB 501 Jul 1918 - 29 Nov 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 Heinrich Kukat

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
13 Apr 1918 UC 20 Giove (d.)Tanker5,037it
28 Apr 1918 UC 20 VerdunSteamer2,769fr
4 May 1918 UC 20 Mergellina (d.)Passenger steamer354it
4 Jun 1918 UC 20 Strombus (d.)Tanker6,163br
12 Jun 1918 UC 20 Poincaresailing vessel35tu
13 Jul 1918 UB 50 Imber (d.)Steamer2,514br
16 Jul 1918 UB 50 War SwallowSteamer5,216br
19 Jul 1918 UB 50 Adria 1Steamer1,809it
21 Jul 1918 UB 50 Upada (d.)Steamer5,257br
23 Jul 1918 UB 50 MessidorSteamer3,883br
24 Jul 1918 UB 50 RutherglenSteamer4,214br
25 Jul 1918 UB 50 MagellanSteamer3,642br
27 Jul 1918 UB 50 Antonio S.Sailing vessel175it
9 Nov 1918 UB 50  BritanniaBattleship16,350br
 57,418
9 ships sunk (38,093 tons) and 5 ships damaged (19,325 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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