Historical Note: The Lusitania, A Princess of the Seas

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http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/lusitania-lest-we-forget-2.html. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

My upcoming novel, The Thorn Bearer, begins with my characters boarding the ill-fated Lusitania. This ship, a bit smaller than its predecessors like The Titanic, was in many ways just as elegant. The First Class Dining Saloon took up two decks and was topped with a fantastic white plaster dome, decorated with frescoes.

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