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May 6, 2015

Sad tale of Lusitania stewardess

Cunard Line stewardess Mary Elizabeth Jones, of Llanfairfechan, was temporarily transferred from her usual ship to RMS Lusitania, shortly before the liner ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

was sunk by enemy action 100 years ago. She had been intending to retire from her lengthy career at sea once the ship had docked in Liverpool, but she was one of almost 1,200 who drowned after the liner sank rapidly off the southern coast of Ireland. For more on her story, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the wall behind Llanfairfechan war memorial. Or click here