Liner Lusitania torpedoed by German Submarine (U-boat).
Atlantic Ocean Date:1915, May Duration:2 min 13 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The SS Lusitania ocean liner leaves New York harbor on May 1, 1915. Crowds on the pier wave to passengers as they depart. Passengers wave back. "Lusitania" seen painted on the ship's hull. On May 8th, passengers are seen playing games on the deck of the Lusitania. The ship begins to rock and passengers seek safety when the torpedo strikes. Ship's officer directing passengers into life boats. Waves crashing over the wreckage of the Lusitania on the rocky coast of Ireland. Debris, including a lifeboat, strewn on the coast. Some of the survivors to the tragedy pose for the camera. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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