Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Archie Carr Gibbs

Merchant Marine. American

Born   1906Cincinnati, OH

Roster information listed for Archie Carr Gibbs

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
ScottsburgSteam merchantAble Seaman15 Jun 1942U-502
KahukuSteam merchantShipwrecked16 Jun 1942U-126

Personal information

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 CuraƧao and landed there.

Archie Gibbs later wrote the book U-Boat Prisoner - The Life Story of a Texas Sailor about his wartime experiences.

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