Sinking of the RMS Lusitania


Y/M/D Description Place
1906/06/07 RMS Lusitania launched RMS Lusitania (shipwreck),
1915/03/00 Captain of the LUSITANIA, Daniel Dow, informs his boss that he can not except the responsibility of passengers where German submarines threatened shipping. Cunard, deciding he is "tired and really ill", relieves him of duty and appoints William Turner.
1915/04/30 Days before boarding the Lusitania, Dwight Haris of a wealthy New York family, buys a custom made life belt from Wanamaker's department store. Wanamaker's Department Store, New York City
1915/04/30 Captain William Turner gives evidence before Judge Julius Mayerat in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York during a hearing for limiting the liabilities from the sinking of the Titanic.
1915/05/01 Just past noon, RMS LUSITANIA departs New York, New York, bound for Liverpool, England. Pier 54, NYC, New York City
1915/05/07 Ernest Cowper, calls to Mr and Mrs Hubbard "What are you going to do?" Elbert shakes his head, while Bertha Hubbard smiles and says, "There does not seem to be anything to do." The Hubbards enter a room on the top deck and close the door behind them. RMS Lusitania (shipwreck),
1915/05/07 Oliver Bernard finds Leslie Mason by the verandah cafe hysterical, shouting, "Where is my husband?". Oliver tells her "If you stay right here your husband will find you" and then goes to look for Stewart and lifebelts. When Oliver returns, Leslie is gone. RMS Lusitania (shipwreck),
1915/05/07 Passengers leap from the stricken Lusitania into the tumultuous sea. Casualties include art collector Hugh Lane, who may have been carrying sealed lead tubes containing paintings by Rembrandt and Monet. RMS Lusitania (shipwreck),
1915/05/07 Torpedoed by German U-boat U-20, Cunard's superliner, RMS Lusitania sinks in 18 minutes, taking 1195 lives. RMS Lusitania (shipwreck),
1915/05/07 William Broderick Cloete dies in the Sinking of the RMS LUSITANIA, but his body was never identified. His wife Violet survived and married a second time in 1921 at age 39 to Bertram Sackville Thesiger (1875-1966). RMS Lusitania (shipwreck),
1915/05/07 Mabel Ward Pearson, wife of engineer, Fred S Pearson, dies during the sinking of the RMS Lusitania. Her body will be retrieved the following week, identified as body No 216. RMS Lusitania (shipwreck),
1915/05/07 Dr Fred Stark Pearson, and his wife Mabel, die during the sinking of the RMS Lusitania. His body will be found the following week, identified as body No 16. RMS Lusitania (shipwreck),
1915/05/08 Charles Frohman's body, No 24, washes ashore below the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland. He was killed by a heavy object falling on him, rather than by drowning. Kinsale, County Cork, Province of Munster
1915/05/25 The funeral service for Charles Frohman is held at the Temple Emanu-El in New York City. Frohman is buried in the Union Field Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens, New York. Temple Emanu-El of New York, NYC, New York City
1915/06/02 Leslie Hawthorne Lindsey Mason is buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery: CHERRY AVENUE Lot 6462, Grave Space 1. The epitaph on her tombstone is the title of an 1868 hymn, "The King of Love my Shepherd Is". Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Cambridge, MA
1916/00/00 Insurance Company of North America pay's $21740 partial insurance coverage RMS Lusitania (shipwreck),

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Boat Type: Ocean Liner

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