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Thanks to James Cameron (the director of Titanic ) it is thought that the Titanic was the most glamorous boat to cross the Atlantic, but little do many people know that six years earlier there was another boat called the Lusitania. She was also a Royal Mail Ship, described by some as "the acme of comfort," or a "floating palace." When she was sunken by a torpedo from a German U- Boat, it nearly brought the Untied States into World War One and has changed the course of history forever. The Lusitania was constructed as pleasure ship for peacetime use, but it could also be requisitioned by Britain in a time of war. This was a part of a pact made between the British government and the owner of the Lusitania, the Cunard Line. In return Lord Inverclyde, who led the Cunard line, was given a large sum of money in loans for the construction of his ship. When it was finally finished, the Lusitania weighed in at over 31,500 tons and was over 750 feet long. It was able to go at relatively high speeds for its time, making it great for cruising between the continents, as well as outrunning
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