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Prime Minister Winston Churchill stroking Blackie the cat, the mascot of the HMS Prince of Wales, August

Unsinkable Sam was found in 1941 as a survivor along with 115 people that survived the sinking of the Bismarck

Unsinkable Sam (aka Oskar/Oscar) - 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

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

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

The black and white cat was named Oscar and then became known as Unsinkable Sam started his "career" in the fleet of the Nazi regime, the Kriegsmarine, and

A cat nicknamed Unsinkable Sam survived the sinking of three different battleships during WWII.

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.

Unsinkable Sam was the name of a cat who lived on a number of German warships during World War II - and every one of them sank! Sam first inhabited the Bismarck, followed by the HMS Cossack and the HMS Ark Royal. As each one sunk during battle, Sam was seen paddling away from the wreckage or drifting on pieces of wood. After 3 survived sinkings, Sam retired to dry land.

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Did you know a cat survived the sinking of three separate ships in World War II, earning the moniker Unsinkable Sam

Atlantic Conference August Churchill restrains 'Blackie' the cat, the mascot of HMS Prince of Wales, from joining the USS McDougal, an American destroyer, while the ship's company stand to attention during the playing of the National Anthem.

Unsinkable Sam - 9GAG

Unsinkable Sam

Unsinkable Sam - 9GAG

Titanic: The Art of Ken Marschall - Titanic: 100 Years Gallery - National Geographic Channel

Titanic: The Art of Ken Marschall - Close-Up: Boilers - This detailed view shows crew members in Boiler Room No. 6 being overtaken by a sudden gush of freezing ocean water, moments after the Titanic struck an iceberg.

U for Unsinkable Sam  by marfknox

U for Unsinkable Sam by marfknox

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.

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