RMS Lusitania Disaster

How much do you know about this notable maritime disaster?
Just type numbers for the two rounding questions
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What conflict was taking place when the Lusitania sank?
World War 1
What day did the ship sink?
May 7, 1915
Where did its voyage start?
New York City
What was its intended destination?
Liverpool
Lusitania was sunk by a submarine. What was its number?
U-20
What country operated the submarine that sank the Lusitania?
Germany
To the nearest hundred, how many were aboard Lusitania?
2,000
Again to the nearest hundred, how many perished in the sinking?
1,200
Who was the Lusitania's captain during the voyage?
William Thomas Turner
Did he survive the sinking?
Yes
Who presided over the official inquiry into the disaster in Britain?
Lord Mersey
True or false: the British Admiralty tried to make Lusitania's captain seem negligent.
True
What shipping line operated the Lusitania?
Cunard Line
What neutral nation lost about 128 citizens in the disaster?
United States
What modern day country was the Lusitania just a few miles from when it sank?
Ireland
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