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Old Head in County Cork, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West
 

Lusitania Memorial Garden

 
 
Lusitania Memorial Garden Sign Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
1. Lusitania Memorial Garden Sign Marker
Inscription.  

Lusitania Memorial Garden
officially opened by
Minister
Simon Coveney T.D.
in the presence of
Cllr.
Séamus McGrath
Mayor of County Cork.

7th May 2017

[Excerpts from the circular bas relief memorial]

On Friday May 7th 1915, at 2.10pm, RMS Lusitania was struck by torpedo and sank in 18 minutes. [liner shown in New York City harbor]

The wreck lies almost due south of this memorial on the Old Head of Kinsale.

Lusitania Crew
William Thomas TURNER (CAPTAIN)
[Balance of crew not transcribed]

[Bas relief of submarine and periscope view]

[Bas relief of Grim Reaper and sinking ship]

[Bas relief of Mother and Babe - a famous WWI poster]

[Bas relief of Cunard ad and German warning]

LUSITANIA PASSENGERS
[not transcribed]

[Bas relief of mass burial of victims]

[Bas relief of fish becoming coffins]

[Bas relief of collapsed Lusitania wreck]

When The Lusitania Went Down
By Chas McCarron and Nat Vincent
[musical

Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
2. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)
score]

50 Infants under 3 yrs - 12 Survived

Lest We Forget

 
Erected 2017.
 
Location. 51° 37.191′ N, 8° 32.553′ W. Marker is in Old Head, Munster, in County Cork. Marker is on Old Head Ring Route, on the right when traveling south. Memorial is in the Lusitania Memorial Garden, at the Old Head Signal Tower. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Head, Munster P17 T683, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. RMS Lusitania Lifeboat Davit (a few steps from this marker); Bina Fitzgerald (within shouting distance of this marker); Triangulation Pillar (within shouting distance of this marker); Nineteenth Century Ship's Bollard (within shouting distance of this marker); Victims of the RMS Lusitania Sinking (within shouting distance of this marker); R. M. S. Lusitania (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Head of Kinsale / An Seancheann (within shouting distance of this marker); Crann Seoil / 1601 Galleon Mast (approx. 9.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Head.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lusitania Museum & Signal Tower. (Submitted on September 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lost Liners: Lusitania. (Submitted on September 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
3. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)

3. The Sinking of the Lusitania. (Submitted on September 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Was There a Cover-Up After the Sinking of the 'Lusitania'? (Nat Geo book review, 2015). (Submitted on September 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. RMS Lusitania at Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. DisastersMan-Made FeaturesWar, World IWaterways & Vessels
 
Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
4. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)
Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
5. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)
Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
6. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)
Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
7. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)
Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
8. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)
Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
9. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)
Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
10. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)
Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
11. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)
Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
12. Lusitania Memorial Garden Memorial (portion)
Lusitania Memorial Garden image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
13. Lusitania Memorial Garden
Old Head Signal Tower in background
Lusitania Memorial Garden Wind-Worn National Flags image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
14. Lusitania Memorial Garden Wind-Worn National Flags
Lusitania Memorial Garden image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
15. Lusitania Memorial Garden
View from Signal Tower, with Old Head in distance
ENLIST (World War I Recruiting Poster) image. Click for full size.
By Fred Spear, 1915/1916
16. ENLIST (World War I Recruiting Poster)
Produced after the Lusitania sinking
Library of Congress Call Number POS - US .S656, no. 1 (C size) [P&P]
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on September 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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