This photograph was taken on the aft deck of HMS Warrior prior to the ceremony on Memorial Day, 30 May 1918, when the wreath was ‘launched down the historic Potomac River and above which the ‘Union Jack’ had been raised’.

Front row, seated (from left): Miss Josephine M. Jones; Miss Gertrude K. Metzerott; Miss Ruth Bissell; and Mrs K G Symonds.

Standing (from left): Lieutenant W P Putt; Mrs M B Kirk; Mr C J James (in charge of the ceremony); Lady Grant; Captain H B Mulleneux RN; Miss C Barclay; Vice Admiral Sir Lowther Grant KCB, RN; Miss J Allen; Lieutenant F C Gordon RN; Mrs C J James; and Miss Eleanor Pritchard.

(Original Photo published in: ‘Memorial Services, Lusitania Victims.’ (August 1918). Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine. Volume 52, number 8, pp 486-487.)

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