Another set of wonderful photographs of ship's pets and mascots!
With many, many thanks to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich (UK)-- all images from their collection.
Part One !
A cat of the HMAS Encounter, cozy in a gun muzzle, WWI. Source
Admiral Sir Percy Scott with Peter, the Eland [a type of antelope] mascot of the H.M.S. Good Hope, c. 1908. Source
The Captain with dog Ollie aboard the Holt Hill, c. 1910. Source
Sailors and dog of HMS Laforey, 1915-16. Source
A dog named Monarch aboard the HMS Alexandra, 1887. Source
Mongoose mascot of HMS Emerald, c. 1928. Source
Mr. P. Anderson with dog Russ aboard the Scotia, c. 1902. Source
Poodle aboard an unknown yacht, late 19th century. Source
Rex of the HMS Tiger, c. 1916. Source
Goat mascot of HMS Irresistible, early 20th C. Source
Edward, the Prince of Wales, with a dog aboard the HMS Hindustan, 1911. Source
The Master and Mates with the ship's dog, aboard the Grace Harwar, 1929. Source
A bath for ship's dog Lamps, undated. Source
The mascot of HMS Renown, c. 1941. Source
Apparently a favourite place for cats! Cats of the HMS Hawkins, 1919-21. Source