Posts Tagged ‘Captain Sigsbee’

1898: Peggy the Pug, Tom, and the Cat Martyrs of the USS Maine

Posted: 22nd February 2014 by The Hatching Cat in Uncategorized

During the 1800s and early 1900s, the Brooklyn Navy Yard served as a pseudo receiving and distributing station for the animal mascots of American warships. Some of these animals were born at the Navy Yard, while others stopped in to visit from time to time during their many years at sea. In the late 1800s, […]