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JUST NUISANCE MEMORIAL Where: Simonstown, South Africa In Loving Memory: Just Nuisance is the only dog to ever be formerly enlisted in the Royal Navy. He became an official "Able Seaman" to avoid getting hassled when the navy traveled. The Great Dane kept spirits up among the seamen and was known for easily breaking up drunken brawls.

JUST NUISANCE MEMORIAL Where: Simonstown, South Africa In Loving Memory: Just Nuisance is the only dog to ever be formerly enlisted in the Royal Navy. He became an official "Able Seaman" to avoid getting hassled when the navy traveled. The Great Dane kept spirits up among the seamen and was known for easily breaking up drunken brawls.

Able Seaman Just Nuisance. wearing a cap and jacket - going on parade with his…

Able Seaman Just Nuisance. “Just Nuisance was the only dog ever to be officially enlisted in the Royal Navy. He was a Great Dane who from 1939-44 served at HMS Afrikander, a Royal Navy shore establishment in Simon’s Town, South Africa. He died in 1944 and was buried with full military honours.”

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Just Nuisance – an official seaman in the Royal Navy

Just Nuisance was a Great Dane who lived on a British naval base in South Africa during World War II. The Royal Navy enlisted him to prevent him from being put down, and he was buried with military honors.

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A portrait of a Great Dane and an unidentified Serviceman from. Warrant Officer Class 1 Darrell Noel Anderson wrote on the verso "This picture was taken in Cape Town. The dog is known .

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