Statistics

  

RETURN TO THE HOMEPAGE                                                                                                                                                                                                                         RMS LUSITANIA 1907


 

Historical Statistics:

 

 

 

Builder:

John Brown & Co. (Clydebank) Ltd, Clydebank, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Yard Number:

 

Date of Build:

1907

Vessel Name:

RMS Lusitania

Type of Vessel:

Passenger ocean liner

Date Launched:

7th June 1906

Launched by:

Lady Inverclyde, wife of Lord Inverclyde (the then Chairman of Cunard Line)

Maiden Voyage:

7th September 1907

Liverpool to New York via Queenstown

Final Voyage:

1st May 1915

New York to Liverpool

She never reached Liverpool as she was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat (U-20) off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland on the 7th May 1915 with the loss of 1,198 lives.

Fate:

Torpedoed in 1915 off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland by a German U-Boat (U-20) with the loss of 1,198 lives.

 

 

Flag:

British

Port of Registry:

Liverpool, England, UK

Original Owners / Operators:

Cunard Line, Liverpool, England, UK

 

 

 

Technical Statistics:

 

 

 

Length:

787 ft

Breadth:

87 ft

Draft:

37.5 ft

Gross Registered Tonnage

30,822 tons

Power:

Four sets of direct drive steam turbines driving four propellers

Propulsion:

Four propellers

Maximum Speed:

25 knots

Service Speed:

24.5 knots

Passengers & Crew:

560 First class, 500 Second class, 1,400 Third class and 800 crew

 

 

 



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