Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Robert Basil Altizer

USN (2659890). American

Born  16 Dec 1919Accoville, WV

Roster information listed for Robert Basil Altizer

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
USS Buck (DD 420)DestroyerBoatswain’s Mate First Class9 Oct 1943U-616 (1)

Personal information

Robert Basil Altizer served aboard USS Buck from April 1940 until the destroyer was sunk in October 1943 and he was rescued by USS Gleaves. He retired from the US Navy as CW4 on 1 December 1969.


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