Entrepreneur &  Art Collector:   Sir Hugh Lane - Famous Art Dealer Drowned On Lusitania Sinking In 1915 when the Lusitania liner was torpedoed off the Old Head of Kinsale, Co. Cork, by a German submarine, the Irish nation lost a major collection of irreplaceable art of major value. On board the sunken liner was Sir Hugh Percy Lane, a Cork born world renowned Arts Collector. Sir Hugh had, prior to the tragic sea disaster, sent a large number of paintings to the…