, a Liverpool-registered Cunard cruise liner that was the largest in the world when built, was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland on May 7 1915, with the loss of 1,201 lives.
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That the Lusitania
had been launched in 1907 and had crossed the Atlantic two hundred times suggests that these shots needn't have been of its last crossing.
Lady Allan survived the sinking of the Lusitania
by a German torpedo off Ireland.
would also be sold possibly, although that is not yet officially confirmed, the daily said.
But the bigger picture is that the story of the Lusitania
offers insights on the maritime world of its times, which include the rise of the luxury liner, the effects of submarine warfare, and struggles for control of the Atlantic.
THE last letter written on board the Lusitania
which tells of a prophetic sense of doom is up for auction.
THE sinking of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania
occurred on May 7, 1915 during the First World War.
The line between storytelling and lying is murky," says the professor to twelve-year-old Avis as they sit aboard the Lusitania
Last Thursday marked 100 years since a German U-Boat sank passenger liner RMS Lusitania
11 miles off the Irish Coast.
A memorial service for the cruise liner the Lusitania
, which was torpedoed and sunk 100 years ago, has been held in Liverpool.
The sinking of the RMS Lusitania
on May 7, 1915, aided by the unnecessary delays in getting rescue vessels to the survivors, led to about 1,200 deaths, including more than 120 Americans.
Owning a fragment of history -- a Gettysburg bullet, a Coolidge campaign button -- is fun, so in 1968 Gregg Bemis became an owner of the Lusitania
El torpedo que golpeo al Lusitania
era de ultima tecnologia.
In this accessible account for general readers, he offers a chronological narrative of the sinking of the luxury ocean liner the Lusitania
in May 1915.