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Remembering Lusitania - Ocean Liners Magazine
On 7 May 1915, Cunard Line’s Lusitania became the target of a terrifying new weapon of war. As the popular liner—nicknamed "Lucy" by her admirers—was nearing the end of her 101st eastbound crossing, she was sunk off the southern coast of Ireland by a torpedo fired from the German submarine U-20.