Rms titanic was one of three olympic class liners built at harland and wolff in belfast for the white star line the sinking of the titanic unlike the latest rival cunard liners, lusitania. On the 7 may 1915, a german u-boat sunk the british luxury liner, the rms lusitania 1,198 people lost their lives, including 128 americans its sinking caused moral outrage both in britain and in the us and led, ultimately, to the usa declaring war against germany. Sinking of the rms lusitania's wiki: the sinking of the cunard ocean liner rms lusitania occurred on friday, 7 may 1915 during the first world war, as germany waged submarine warfare against the united kingdom of great britain and ireland. Rms lusitania was torpedoed on may 7, 1915, during world war i (1914-1918) sinking of the lusitania - background: launched in 1906, by john brown & co ltd of clydebank, rms lusitania was a luxury liner built for the famed cunard line. In this emotionally compelling documentary, sister helen opens a private home for recovering addicts and alcoholics in the south bronx after the death of her husband and two sons.
On 7 may 1915, rms lusitania, a british ocean liner, was sunk by a german u-boat, resulting in the deaths of 1,198 passengers and crew and eventually leading to america’s entry into the first world war. In 1915, the passenger liner rms lusitania was sunk by a german submarine off the coast of ireland with the loss of 1,200 lives the liner had been travelling from new york to liverpool. Lusitania: lusitania, british ocean liner, the sinking of which by a german u-boat on may 7, 1915, contributed indirectly to the entry of the united states into world war i the sinking led to the deaths of 1,198 people, including 128 us citizens, which led to a wave of indignation in the united states.
Feature articles - rms lusitania: the fateful voyage on april 30 th 1915, the lusitania was at new york, being loaded with meat, medical supplies, copper, cheese, oil and machinery, but she was also secretly being loaded with munitions for britain for the war. Sinking of the lusitania rms lusitania backstory the lusitania started out in new york being filled with the usual assortment of supplies that an ocean liner was known for. These fascinating images show the rms lusitania, which became a watery grave for nearly 1,200 innocents when it was torpedoed by a german sub in the first world war the disaster, 100 years ago. Documentary filmmaker christopher spencer uncovers the truth about the sinking of the rms lusitania in this film that gets to the heart of the mystery by leaving no theory unexplored 7 may 1915: the rms lusitania, a luxury atlantic liner, is carrying approximately 1900 passengers and crew when a german torpedo suddenly strikes just beneath the ship's bridge. The sinking of the lusitania printer friendly version the lusitania made her maiden voyage from liverpool to new york in september 1907 construction had begun in 1903 with the goal of building the fastest liner afloat her engines produced 68,000-horse power and pushed the giant through the water at an.
This illustration shows the may 7, 1915, sinking of the lusitania after it was torpedoed by a german submarine off the coast of ireland at the time, the ship was believed fast enough to outrun. The sinking of the passenger ship off ireland in 1915 will live in infamy the lusitania was one of the great cruise liners of her day the sinking of the passenger ship off ireland in 1915 will live in infamy rms 'lusitania' along side built by john brown & company of clydebank, scotland, for the cunard print stern of rms 'lusitania. False flag attack: the sinking of the lusitania rms lusitania falseflaginfo world war i started in july of 1914 between the allies comprised of the united kingdom, france, and the russian empire and the central powers of germany and austria-hungary.
On may 7, 1915, the british ocean liner rms lusitania, which primarily ferried people and goods across the atlantic ocean between the united states and great britain, was torpedoed by a german u-boat and sunk of the 1,959 people on board, 1,198 died, including 128 americans. The sinking of the lusitania on the 7 may 1915 at 14:30, then 240 metre long and 27 meter wide ship the lusitania sunk to the sea bed despite the fact that so many were killed, 1,195 people, this ship has not become one of history’s most well known vessels, unlike the titanic. The sinking of the cunard ocean liner rms lusitania occurred on friday, 7 may 1915 during the first world war, as germany waged submarine warfare against the united kingdom of great britain and ireland. The sinking of the cunard ocean liner rms lusitania occurred on friday, 7 may 1915 during the first world war, as germany waged submarine warfare against the united kingdom which had implemented a naval blockade of germany the ship was identified and torpedoed by the german u-boat u-20 and sank in 18 minutes the vessel went down 11 miles (18 km) off the old head of kinsale, :429 ireland.
The sinking of the british ocean liner rms lusitania off the irish coast on may 7, 1915 director: john booth nevertheless lusitania's sinking functioned well to win over the usa for their military participation in world war i in belgium people do not speak english, so german atrocities over there had been missed by the people of the. The sinking of the lusitania, released in 1918, is an animated short film by american artist winsor mccay it features a short 12 minute explanation of the sinking of rms lusitania after it was struck by two torpedoes fired from a german u-boat. The sinking of the lusitania was an important event in world war i the death of so many innocent civilians at the hands of the germans galvanized american support for entering the war, which eventually turned the tide in favor of the allies. The rms titanic may very well be the most famous shipwreck in the world however another magnificent ocean liner was sunk under tragic and mysterious circumstances just three years later the rms lusitania was a luxury ocean liner, with nine passenger decks, a typical crew of 850, and capacity for up.