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