Kurt Makowski

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 36)

2 ships sunk, total tonnage 8,723 GRT

Born  1 Sep 1915 Wiesbaden
Died  5 Oct 1942(27)west of Iceland


3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Oct 1938 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1940 Oberleutnant zur See


  Iron Cross 2nd Class
  Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-78 Jul, 1941 Feb, 1942   No war patrols 
U-619 23 Apr 1942 5 Oct 1942  (+)  1 patrol (26 days) 

Patrol info for Kurt Makowski

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-619 10 Sep 1942  Kiel  5 Oct 1942  Sunk  Patrol 1,26 days

Ships hit by Kurt Makowski

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
24 Sep 1942U-619 John Winthrop7,176amON-131
26 Sep 1942U-619 Yorktown1,547brRB-1

2 ships sunk (8,723 tons).

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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