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The feline mascot of the Australian light cruiser HMAS Encounter, peering from the muzzle of a 6 inch gun, 1914-1918

The feline mascot of the Australian light cruiser HMAS Encounter, peering from the muzzle of a 6 inch gun, 1914-1918

HMAS Encounter (1902). Builder: HM Dockyard Devonport. Laid down: 28 January 1901. Launched: 18 June 1902. Completed: 6 December 1905. Commissioned: 21 November 1905. Fate: Transferred to the RAN. Decommissioned: 15 August 1929. Renamed: HMAS Penguin. Fate: Scuttled off Sydney Heads, 14 September 1932. Class & type: Challenger class cruiser. Displacement: 5,880 tons. Length: 376 ft 1.75 in (114.65 m). Beam: 56 ft 2.125 in (17.12 m). Draught:	21.25 ft (6.48 m). Speed: 21 knots (38.9 km/h).

HMAS Encounter (1902). Builder: HM Dockyard Devonport. Laid down: 28 January 1901. Launched: 18 June 1902. Completed: 6 December 1905. Commissioned: 21 November 1905. Fate: Transferred to the RAN. Decommissioned: 15 August 1929. Renamed: HMAS Penguin. Fate: Scuttled off Sydney Heads, 14 September 1932. Class & type: Challenger class cruiser. Displacement: 5,880 tons. Length: 376 ft 1.75 in (114.65 m). Beam: 56 ft 2.125 in (17.12 m). Draught: 21.25 ft (6.48 m). Speed: 21 knots (38.9 km/h).

Royal Australian Navy crew of HMAS Encounter

Royal Australian Navy crew of HMAS Encounter

2015 $1 Unlikely #Heroes #HMAS Encounter #Feline #Mascot Unc #Coin. On Navy ships, cats have long been regarded as creatures of many talents. Whether they were catching rats and mice to protect food from vermin or using their senses to detect bad weather, they provide hope and comfort to the crews. Whatever happened to them, they would land on their own four feet, fitting much into their nine lives.

2015 $1 Unlikely #Heroes #HMAS Encounter #Feline #Mascot Unc #Coin. On Navy ships, cats have long been regarded as creatures of many talents. Whether they were catching rats and mice to protect food from vermin or using their senses to detect bad weather, they provide hope and comfort to the crews. Whatever happened to them, they would land on their own four feet, fitting much into their nine lives.

Australian Coins :: Australian Decimal Coins 1966 - 2017 :: 2015 Unlikely Heroes Great and Small - Feline Mascot of the HMAS Encounter One Dollar ($1) Uncirculated Australian Decimal Coin

Australian Coins :: Australian Decimal Coins 1966 - 2017 :: 2015 Unlikely Heroes Great and Small - Feline Mascot of the HMAS Encounter One Dollar ($1) Uncirculated Australian Decimal Coin

Photograph taken during the First World War.The feline mascot of the light cruiser HMAS Encounter  #australian #warmemorial #cat #kitty #gun #кошка, #пушка #pet #mascot #mammal #animal #feline #muzzle #catstagram #catsagram #cats #kitten #instacat #catsof

Photograph taken during the First World War.The feline mascot of the light cruiser HMAS Encounter #australian #warmemorial #cat #kitty #gun #кошка, #пушка #pet #mascot #mammal #animal #feline #muzzle #catstagram #catsagram #cats #kitten #instacat #catsof

HMAS Encounter

HMAS Encounter

1914 08-12 HMAS Encounter apresa el Zambezi

1914 08-12 HMAS Encounter apresa el Zambezi

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