WWI U-boat commanders

Kurt Siewert

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/00)

Successes
15 ships sunk with a total of 45,456 GRT
3 ships damaged with a total of 10,735 GRT
1 warship damaged with a total of 1,025 tons

Born:19 Jul 1883  
Died:  


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Ranks

7 Apr 1900 Seekadett
19 Apr 1901 Fähnrich zur See
27 Sep 1903 Leutnant zur See
11 Oct 1906 Leutnant zur See der Reserve
27 Jan 1910 Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve
27 Jan 1916 Oberleutnant zur See
18 Aug 1916 Kapitänleutnant
22 Nov 1919 Out of naval service

Decorations

1906 or earlier  Military Cross (Belgium)
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
9 Oct 1918  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

UC 3121 Jul 1917 - 14 Jun 1918
U 1071 Aug 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

Siewart transfers to the reserve on October 11, 1906. On January 27, 1916, he returned to the regular navy list and was promoted to Kapitänleutnat later that year.

Ships hit by Kurt Siewert

DateU-boat Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
26 Apr 1917 UB 16 Kongsli (d.)Steamer5,822nw
7 Aug 1917 UC 31 Othalia (d.)Steamer1,205sw
11 Aug 1917 UC 31  HolarSteamer548da
12 Aug 1917 UC 31  BogatyrSteamer1,360da
8 Sep 1917 UC 31 NewholmSteamer3,399br
11 Sep 1917 UC 31 Cento (d.)Steamer3,708br
16 Sep 1917 UC 31 Quatre FreresFishing vessel53fr
13 Nov 1917 UC 31 AmelieSteamer1,135be
13 Nov 1917 UC 31 AustralbushSteamer4,398au
19 Nov 1917 UC 31 MorococalaTrawler265br
 
21 Jan 1918 UC 31 Teelin Headsteamer1,718br
29 Jan 1918 UC 31 EthelindaSteamer3,257br
1 Apr 1918 UC 31 ArdglassSteamer4,617br
5 Apr 1918 UC 31  CyreneSteamer2,904br
10 Apr 1918 UC 31 Magic (d.)Destroyer1,025br
15 Aug 1918 U 107 CuboreSteamer7,117am
18 Aug 1918 U 107 IdahoSteamer3,023br
21 Aug 1918 U 107 Lake EdonSteamer2,371am
24 Aug 1918 U 107 FlaviaPassenger steamer9,291br
 57,216
15 ships sunk (45,456 tons) and 4 ships damaged (11,760 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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