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.

A cat survived the sinking of three separate ships in World War Two, earning the moniker 'Unsinkable Sam."

A cat survived the sinking of three separate ships in World War Two, earning the moniker 'Unsinkable Sam."

Unsinkable Sam switched sides from the Nazi to the Allied forces. Survived 3 Ships Sinking in WWII. Pastel portrait “Oscar, the Bismarck’s Cat” by  Georgina Shaw-Baker @  National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Unsinkable Sam switched sides from the Nazi to the Allied forces. Survived 3 Ships Sinking in WWII. Pastel portrait “Oscar, the Bismarck’s Cat” by Georgina Shaw-Baker @ National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

U for Unsinkable Sam  by marfknox

U for Unsinkable Sam

U for Unsinkable Sam by marfknox

Unsinkable_Sam.... felino comenzó en tiempos tan duros como los de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, había sido propiedad de un miembro de la tripulación del acorazado Bismark.

Unsinkable_Sam.... felino comenzó en tiempos tan duros como los de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, había sido propiedad de un miembro de la tripulación del acorazado Bismark.

"Unsinkable Sam" served on 3 ships = 1 German and 2 British. All 3 ships sunk during battle and  all 3 times Oscar the cat survived, thus being called "Unsinkable Sam".

"Unsinkable Sam" served on 3 ships = 1 German and 2 British. All 3 ships sunk during battle and all 3 times Oscar the cat survived, thus being called "Unsinkable Sam".

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