WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 10 – Sinking of the Lusitania

  On May 1st 1915, RMS Lusitania, flying the British flag, set out from New York, bound for Liverpool. On May 7th 1915 she was torpedoed by a German U-Boat just off the coast of Southern Ireland in the Celtic Sea. The explosive breach of her hulk coupled with a second, internal, explosion moments later … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 10 – Sinking of the Lusitania