Maritime Disasters Fade Into The Past

Audrey Lawson-Johnston, the last survivor of the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915, has died at the age of 95. When I was a boy (sorry) we learned about the great watercraft calamities as part of our education in history. I can still reel off some of the names (the Lusitania, the Maine, the Andrea Doria, the Titanic, etc.). I suspect that in the future all that people will remember is the boat crash that killed Leo where the old lady dropped it in the ocean at the end. Flight numbers are our new sunken ships. It’s progress, I guess.