As cat went to sea

• How the cat went to sea

Who said that cats do not like water? Well, maybe not like, but certainly not afraid. And these old photos to prove it. See how cats accompanied the sailors in the distant and not really swimming, we entertained them on board and enjoy the sea breeze. Some ships even have their cats mascots!

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The sailor and kitten, 1912.

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The sailor cat and kitten, 1910.

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The cat at the wheel - it's not a joke.

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The Cat in Cluzet on the barge "PAMIR", 1947.

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The trained cat on the battleship "USS Mississippi" even were able to climb the stairs in your own hammock. OK. 1925.

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Cat Whiskey - a talisman and a favorite ship "Duke of York", 1940th years.

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The sailors are trained cat on board the ship "Olympia" in 1898.

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Melvin Vaniman and his cat on board the steamer "Trent off Bermuda" in October 1910.

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A sailor with a black cat on board the "Olympia" in 1898.

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Fancy crew - kitten and turtle.

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American pilots relax and play with the cat, the mascot of an aircraft carrier in July 1944.

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Cats play naval guns. The picture was taken shortly before the First World War.

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The sailor ship "Pommern" teach a cat to walk on the rigging.

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Radiokoshka, Boston, 1917-1934 gg.

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An important cat Wakeley at anchor capstan on the ship "Flusser" in Venice, Italy, 1924-1925.

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And this is the mascot of the US Coast Guard Academy, 1944.

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French sailors with kitten, Seattle, 1950.

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Mascot battleship "New Mexico" on Saipan nickname, approx. 1944.

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The crew of the battleship "USS Texas" with the kitten and puppy - mascots of the vessel, approx. 1900. "Texas" has earned a reputation as a rather sad unlucky ship, and the sailors, apparently hoping to bring on board the good fortune in the form of these charming four-legged members of the crew.

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Kitten on "Aurora" ship in 1914.

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Veteran of the Second World War - a cat Bullets, which received three awards and four battle stars. This photo was taken in 1959, when the Bullets was already 15 years old.

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The crew (including tailor) cruiser "USS New York", approx. 1896.

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How much emotion on the faces of sailors surrounding the beloved cat in a hammock on board the ship "Hermione" in November 1941.

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The kitten on a yacht "Morning", 1902.

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Seven Years Robin Tucker gives kitten crew of the ship at the World Exhibition in 1939.

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Black cat and spaniel aboard "Barham", ok.1916 year.

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Leading Seaman John. T. Walker with doggie named Shrapnel and Gamble Salvo with the cat on board the ship "Sydney" in 1940.

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The sailors of the ship "USS Nahant" with two cats, approx. 1898.

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Kitten on "Encounter" ship in 1916.