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Lusitania

March 14, 2013 by
Lusitania
This is a quiz about the loss of the Lusitania.
1. Where was the Lusitania going when torpedoed?
2. Where was the Lusitania when torpedoed?
3. What was the approx time of the diaster?
4. Who was the Captain of the Lusitania?
5. What helped sink the Lusitania?
6. What was the number of the German U-Boat involved?
7. How many torpedoes hit the Lusitania?
8. What caused some problems with launching the lifeboats?
9. A point of land near the sinking
10. When did the Lusitania enter service?
Lake Wilson
 
On 7 May Lusitania was nearing the end of her crossing, as she was scheduled to dock at the Prince's Landing Stage in Liverpool later that afternoon. She was running parallel to the south coast of Ireland, and was roughly 11 miles off the Old Head of Kinsale when the liner crossed in front of U-20 a...
Lake Wilson
 
On 7 May Lusitania was nearing the end of her crossing, as she was scheduled to dock at the Prince's Landing Stage in Liverpool later that afternoon. She was running parallel to the south coast of Ireland, and was roughly 11 miles off the Old Head of Kinsale when the liner crossed in front of U-20 a...
Lake Wilson
 
Correct answer to no. 3 was 2 pm.....not 1 pm!
Anita Timmons
According to later sources, the Lusitania, being the sister ship of the Titanic, was switched for insurance purposes, so that the ship called Titanic was actually the Lusitania! The story goes that the Lusitania had an accident, and the insurance company would not pay for repairs. So, being greedy a...