The Completion of the Maiden Voyage of the RMS Lusitania – New York, 13 September 1907 – The British Newspaper Archive Blog

Blog

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

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.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000265/19070914/039/0004

historical newspaper story about rms lusitania

Newcastle Journal – Saturday 08 May 1915

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

Tags

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.