Welcome to Lusitania OnlineThe home port of RMS Lusitania since 2000
No1 for information on the RMS Lusitania and her last Master Captain W.T.Turner
"THERE IS NOT A BRITON ANYWHERE WHO OUGHT NOT TO FEEL PROUD THAT THIS LAUNCH HAS PLACED GREAT BRITAIN FIRMLY AT THE FOREFRONT OF MARINE ARCHITECTURE."Sir Charles McLaren, Chairman of John Brown & Co. at the launching of the Lusitania.
WHERE DID THE TORPEDO HIT THE LUSITANIA?Visit THE HUNTERS page for important new information on this, plus a popular myth concerning one of U20's crewmen, which has now been conclusively laid to rest.
All information on this web site comes from the painstaking research we have done for our books.We are extremely grateful to the following institutions: In the UK; Sydney Jones Library at Liverpool University (Cunard Archives), Hill, Dickinson & Co. Archive Dept. (Cunard's Lawyers), Kent County Library Services, National Maritime Museum, Imperial War Museum, Merseyside Maritime Museum, UK National Archives, Royal Artillery Historical Trust, Royal Artillery Museum. In the US; New York Public Library, The Museum of the City of New York, New York Times Archives, Library of Congress, NARA, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Presidential Archive. In Germany; BundesMilitarArchiv, Cuxhaven U-Boat Archive, MarineNachrichtenBlatt. In Denmark; Strandings Museum, Thorsminde. In the Republic of Ireland; Kinsale Museum. Dara Gannon, RNLI Courtmacsherry.On a more personal level, we are also deeply indebted to the following persons for their input and support: Gregg Bemis, owner of the Lusitania wreck. Geoff Whitfield and Peter Engberg-Klarstrom, of both the British and Scandinavian Titanic Societies respectively. Helmut Doeringhof. Stan Walter. Dr John Bullen. Colonel J M Phillips, BA MsocSC. Chief Engineer David Garstin, RN (Retd). Peter Boyd-Smith. George Cogswell.Kevin Roach. The late Sally Wells and her family. Richard Heier. Ralf Bartzke. Bernd Langensiepen. Tom from uboataces.com. Stephen Rodgers of GE Power Systems, Clydebank, (formerly John Brown's, Lusitania's builders). Leigh Bishop. John Gray.There is nothing contained on this web site that has not been verified by sight of documentary evidence.Comments and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOW AVAILABLE !For the first time ever; the 27-page SUPPLEMENTARY cargo manifest for the Lusitania’s last voyage !#HERE
Lusitania Online serves as a vast informational source as well as an image library for those who are interested in the RMS Lusitania for research, educational purposes and from a historical aspect of World War I. Lusitania Online is an online, non-profit resource dedicated to exhibiting information, memorabilia and documentation of historical value for public viewing and research benefit. By promoting and displaying such artefacts, they are prevented from staying solely in private collections where their history will be forgotten and be lost to the world.The Coach that made HistoryWe are delighted to announce that David Dore’s documentary film “The Coach that made History” has been selected to be screened at the prestigious Imperial War Museum Short Film Festival. The festival will run from the 23rd October to the 10th November and the Award ceremony will be on the 1st December.Details of David’s DVD “A damned Dirty Business” can be found HERE