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Cunard Line - RMS Lusitania
Cunard Lines "RMS Lusitania" - (Circa 1909)

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R. M. S.   L u s i t a n i a



        Name: Lusitania, Royal Mail Steamer
  Company: Cunard Steamship Navigation Co. Ltd.
     Insurers: Lloyd's of London, London, England, UK
     Registry: Liverpool, England, UK

      Builder: John Brown & Company, Clydebank, Scotland
  Year built: 09/07/1907

    Captian: William Turner

       Specs: 790' x 97' x 37'
   Tonnage: 31,550 GRT
          Keel: Steel; red with white stripe
            Hull: Steel; black
        Livery: Cunard standard; Ivory over black
     Funnels: 4; black over red
       Decks: 9
        Masts: 2

    Engines: 4 direct-acting quadruple screw steam turbines
        Props: Tri blade x 4, 2 port, 2 starboard
          RPM: 180, 68,000 HP
       Speed: 26 knots

      Service: Southampton, England - New York, NY USA
    Location: North Atlantic, passenger route

     Demise: Sunk, by U-20, 2 torpdoes, on her starbord side, daytime
         When: 05/07/1915, sank in 18 minutes
       Where: Atlantic, off Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland
        Depth: 295', lies on her starboard sidr, superstructure removed for maritime safety.


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