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.
Western Times – Saturday 14 September 1907
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Newcastle Journal – Saturday 08 May 1915
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