Black and white photo of a bulldog lying inside the barrel of a large gun, flanked by two naval officers.
Sadly, the first Pelorus Jack (pictured here) died after falling down the forward funnel, although how he got up there is a mystery. He was "Discharged Dead" from the Navy on 24 April 1916.
According to his will, he requested that his successor by a "bull pup of honest parentage, clean habits, and moral tendencies". Unsurprisingly, his patriotism continued after death as he also wished that "no Dachshound or other dog of Teutonic extraction" be permitted aboard the ship.