R.M.S. Lusitania

1993 Expedition


 

(Above)  One of the Es from the bow of the first Mauretania.  At the auction of her fittings in 1935, the names on the port and starboard bow were sold as individual letters.  Only the name and port of registry on the stern were auctioned as a single lot.

(Above)  A close-up of the I-T-A-N from Lusitania on the port bow.  Note the massive amount of damage to the hull just below the name.

(Below)  Another close-up showing the S-I-T-A-N.

All images courtesy of the Eric Sauder Collection unless otherwise noted.


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