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.

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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

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"Unsinkable Sam" also known as Oscar, was a ship's cat who served in the German Kriegsmarine and the British Royal Navy during World War Two and survived the sinking of the Bismark, HMS Cossack, and HMS Ark Royal (which had helped sink the Bismark). Following the loss of the Ark Royal, he was transferred to shore duty at Gibraltar and Belfast. He died, in Ireland, in 1955.

"Unsinkable Sam" also known as Oscar, was a ship's cat who served in the German Kriegsmarine and the British Royal Navy during World War Two and survived the sinking of the Bismark, HMS Cossack, and HMS Ark Royal (which had helped sink the Bismark). Following the loss of the Ark Royal, he was transferred to shore duty at Gibraltar and Belfast. He died, in Ireland, in 1955.

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

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

Unsinkable Sam was a remarkable cat who managed to survive three shipwrecks during the Second World War.

Unsinkable Sam was a remarkable cat who managed to survive three shipwrecks during the Second World War.

World of Warships - Head Over Keels: Unsinkable Sam - YouTube

World of Warships - Head Over Keels: Unsinkable Sam - YouTube

The cat pictured is Seaman Simon. He was a WWII hero to men on the Amethyst. The article attached is about a different cat called Sam. The article is titled, "Unsinkable Sam: The Cat that Survived Three Ships Sinking in WWII."

The cat pictured is Seaman Simon. He was a WWII hero to men on the Amethyst. The article attached is about a different cat called Sam. The article is titled, "Unsinkable Sam: The Cat that Survived Three Ships Sinking in WWII."

Unsinkable Sam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Unsinkable Sam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

U for Unsinkable Sam  by marfknox

U for Unsinkable Sam by marfknox

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