Unsinkable Sam (aka Oskar/Oscar) - German ship’s cat who saw service in both the Kriegsmarine and Royal Navy during the Second World War, serving on board three vessels (the Bismarck, the HMS Cossack and the HMS Ark Royal) and surviving the sinking of all three.

Unsinkable Sam (aka Oskar/Oscar) - German ship’s cat who saw service in both the Kriegsmarine and Royal Navy during the Second World War, serving on board three vessels (the Bismarck, the HMS Cossack and the HMS Ark Royal) and surviving the sinking of all three.

Cats in 20th Century History-Cats in War- Unsinkable Sam Unsinkable Sam Georgina Shaw-Baker UK National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, cats in war

Cats in 20th Century History-Cats in War- Unsinkable Sam Unsinkable Sam Georgina Shaw-Baker UK National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, cats in war

The Unsinkable Sam, the most famous mascot of the British Royal Navy, was in turn the ship's cat of the Bismarck, HMS Cossack, and HMS Ark Royal and survived the torpedoeing of all three ships before being retired to a home on dry land.

The Unsinkable Sam, the most famous mascot of the British Royal Navy, was in turn the ship's cat of the Bismarck, HMS Cossack, and HMS Ark Royal and survived the torpedoeing of all three ships before being retired to a home on dry land.

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Unsinkable Sam (aka Oskar/Oscar) - German ship’s cat who saw service in both the Kriegsmarine and British Royal Navy during WWII, on the Bismarck, the HMS Cossack and the HMS Ark Royal. Sam survived the sinking of all three. There is some doubt as to whether Sam really existed, or whether his story was not an amalgamation of several different cats created as an exciting “sea tale”. (That nearly looks like Churchill patting "Sam"....?)

Unsinkable Sam (aka Oskar/Oscar) - German ship’s cat who saw service in both the Kriegsmarine and British Royal Navy during WWII, on the Bismarck, the HMS Cossack and the HMS Ark Royal. Sam survived the sinking of all three. There is some doubt as to whether Sam really existed, or whether his story was not an amalgamation of several different cats created as an exciting “sea tale”. (That nearly looks like Churchill patting "Sam"....?)

Unsinkable Sam (also known as Oskar or Oscar) was the nickname of an alleged German ship's cat who reportedly saw service in both the Kriegsmarine and Royal Navy during the Second World War, serving on board three vessels and surviving the sinking of all three.[1]

Unsinkable Sam (also known as Oskar or Oscar) was the nickname of an alleged German ship's cat who reportedly saw service in both the Kriegsmarine and Royal Navy during the Second World War, serving on board three vessels and surviving the sinking of all three.[1]

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Meet Unsinkable Sam: The Cat that Survived Three Ships Sinking in WWII

Unsinkable Sam - 9GAG

Unsinkable Sam

Unsinkable Sam - 9GAG

Unsinkable - Sam Tsui & Elle Winter (Music Is Medicine Original)....beautiful <3

Unsinkable - Sam Tsui & Elle Winter (Music Is Medicine Original)....beautiful <3

"Unsinkable Sam", a German cat who survived the sinking of the Bismarck, HMS Cossack and the HMS Ark Royal.

"Unsinkable Sam", a German cat who survived the sinking of the Bismarck, HMS Cossack and the HMS Ark Royal.

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