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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

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A cat survived the sinking of three separate ships in World War Two, earning the moniker 'Unsinkable Sam.' - Animals - Aug 10, 2012 - Interesting Facts and Fun Facts - OMG Facts

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