Barbara Anderson McDermott


Age: 95


Summary: second-to-last remaining survivor of the sunken ocean liner RMS Lusitania who was only 2 years old when the steamship was hit by a torpedo from the German submarine U-20 during World War I on May 7, 1915, in which the ship sank in just 18 minutes and claimed 1,198 of the 1,959 people on board but was often considered by historians as the second-most famous civilian passenger liner casualty after the sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: June 15, 1912


Died: April 12, 2008


Location: Wallingford, Connecticut