Ship’s dog ‘Shot’ on HMS Minotaur, 1911

HMS Minotaur was the lead ship in her class of armoured cruisers, commissioned in 1908 and paid off in 1919.

Ship’s dog ‘Shot’ on HMS Minotaur, c.1911. (via

I have to admit a partiality to spaniels. I have 2. Wonderful bird dogs. Nutty as squirrel shit. An absolute joy.