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"We found literally thousands of what appear to be Remington .303 bullets of the kind used by troops during World War One," said Mr Carey.
The ill-fated liner sank after being torpedoed by a German UBoat in 1915, with the loss of more than 1,200 passengers and crew.
At the time the German military command claimed that the ship was a legitimate target, as they believed it was carrying munitions from neutral America to help the Allied war effort.
Originally posted by Grailkeeper
This makes me wonder how good the German intelligence was back then, they seemed to know the true cargo unless it was just a good guess.
Originally posted by stumasonLusitania was also fitted with gun mounts and was going to be turned into an Auxilliary cruiser anyway. She had been bought and paid for by the Uk Government by loans to Cunard under the understanding that in times of war, she could be fitted to be a blockade runner.