RMS Empress of Ireland (1914)

The RMS Empress of Ireland was struck by another ship while traveling in heavy fog on the St. Lawrence River near Quebec, Canada in May of 1914.  The ship sank very quickly, and of the 1,477 passengers and crew, more than 1,012 lost their lives.
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( Agence Rol / Creative Commons )

The RMS Empress of Ireland was struck by another ship while traveling in heavy fog on the St. Lawrence River near Quebec, Canada in May of 1914. The ship sank very quickly, and of the 1,477 passengers and crew, more than 1,012 lost their lives.

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