Archie Carr Gibbs
Merchant Marine. American
Roster information listed for Archie Carr Gibbs
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Scottsburg||Steam merchant||Able Seaman||15 Jun 1942||U-502|
|Kahuku||Steam merchant||Shipwrecked||16 Jun 1942||U-126|
U-126 picked up some men after sinking Kahuku and placed them on rafts, but Archie Gibbs of Cincinnati OH was kept aboard for four days, until he was placed on board the small Venezuelan vessel Minataora about 45 miles off Curaçao and landed there.
Archie Gibbs later wrote the book U-Boat Prisoner - The Life Story of a Texas Sailor about his wartime experiences.