Kurt Kölzer

Korvettenkapitän (Crew 29)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  14 Mar 1910 Gelsenkirchen
Died  3 Oct 1999(89)

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1 Apr 1929 Offiziersanwärter
10 Oct 1929 Seekadett
1 Jan 1931 Fähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1933 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1933 Leutnant zur See
1 Jun 1935 Oberleutnant zur See
1 Nov 1938 Kapitänleutnant
1 Apr 1943 Korvettenkapitän


U-boat Commands

U-603 2 Jan 1942 12 Sep 1942   No war patrols 

Special thanks to Mr. Fernando Almeida for details on date of death.

Patrol info for Kurt Kölzer

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

About ranks and decorations
Ranks shown in italics are our database inserts based on the rank dates of his crew comrades. The officers of each crew would normally have progressed through the lower ranks at the same rate.

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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