- Category : 1872-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (1,20)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Revolution 1
Scottish consultant civil engineer, Civil Engineer-in-Chief to the Admiralty and Director-General of Civil Engineering at the UK Ministry of Transport. In 1916, Gibb was appointed Chief Engineer of Ports Construction to the British Armies in France and Belgium, becoming Deputy-Director of Docks, British Expeditionary Force in France in 1917. During this time he prepared plans for the repairs of Belgian harbours, he was responsible for the water supply for Belgium, and prepared special landing facilities for cross-channel ferries at Dieppe, Calais and Dunkirk. He became Civil Engineer-in-Chief to the Admiralty in 1918 with responsibility for all naval civil engineering works, with projects including the Admiralty M-N Scheme to counter U-boats. The same year Gibb was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his military service. He was also a brigadier-general. He carried out work in several countries and received a number of international awards including the American naval Distinguished Service Medal. He died in 1958.