The Completion of the Maiden Voyage of the RMS Lusitania – New York, 13 September 1907

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

The Lusitania arrived in New York on 13 September 1907, after completing the crossing of the Atlantic in 5 days and just ander two hours – thus just missing out on ‘the Blue Ribbon’, then held by ‘The Deutschland’.

To mark the day, here is a newspaper report about this historic event.

Read our blog post about the sinking of the Lusitania.

historical newspaper report on RMS Lusitania

Western Times – Saturday 14 September 1907

Image © Local World Limited. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

historical newspaper story about rms lusitania

Newcastle Journal – Saturday 08 May 1915

Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.


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