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Posted by David Bamford on January 19, 2018 at 19:27:25 user David.

Today's edition of the website 'Atlas Obscura' has a story about sea-going pets. It featured one 'Sinbad', a dog on board the USCG ship 'Campbell', torpedoed during convoy-protection duties in the Battle of the Atlantic. Sinbad was awarded six medals during his wartime service, anbd considerable press publicity. Could this gave suggested a name for a certain small abandoned kitten? Or was it just the well-known sailor from the "Arabian Nights, whose name was given to both dog and kitten?


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