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Simon the Cat, Mascot of HMS Amethyst
Gelatin silver print
Imperial War Museum North
Ref: HU 43656, © PDSA
A portrait of Simon the cat with three sailors on board HMS Amethyst. Simon won the Dickin Medal posthumously in 1949.
This photograph was included in the exhibition "All Aboard: Stories of War At Sea", at the Imperial War Museum North, in Manchester, UK (17 July 1010 - 24 April 2011).