W7966 : Lusitania Memorial, Casement Square, Cobh

taken 10 years ago, near to An Cobh, Ballynacrusha Cross Roads, Rushbrooke, Ballyleary and Lissanisky, Cork, Ireland

Lusitania Memorial, Casement Square, Cobh
Lusitania Memorial, Casement Square, Cobh
The Cunard liner Lusitania was sunk by a German submarine U20 on 7 May 1915 8 miles off the Old Head of Kinsale. 1,198 lives out of 1,959 were lost. Many of the bodies found were buried in Cobh and Kinsale.
It is possible that the sinking contributed to the U.S. decision to enter World War One.
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 June, 2010
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! W 797 665 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.0545N 8:17.7192W
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Irish: geotagged! W 797 665
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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