There is a fair amount of speculation and research that indicates The Lusitania may have been sabotaged by Winston Churchill telling The Germans of it's departure and location. The feeling is, by doing so, Americans would be outraged and would thus enter The War. There's some food for thought. I'm not sure he was known to be a "nice" man, so who knows.
By learning about the lives of the person on your ticket, you really make the visit to the museum quite personal.
I'm sorry we didn't get to spend more time here in Cobh, there was much to see. Stop in next time for part II of The Port of Cobh