RMS Lusitania

DescriptionThe passenger liner, requisitionad as a Royal Navy armed merchant cruiser was torpedoed by U-20 on 7 May 1915. She sank in just 18 minutes 8 nmi (15 km) off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland killing 1,198 out of over 1,900 of the people aboard.
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost1,198
Ship UseCivilian
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Lusitania