The HMHS Llandovery Castle was one of five Canadian military hospital ships during the First World War. It was hit by a torpedo from a German submarine off the coast of Ireland on June 27, 1918. Of the 234 people who died, 14 were Canadian nurses.
The story of the nurses who died aboard that boat is told in a world premiere opera performed at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo in March 2020.
To learn more about the making of the opera click here: Opera Tells the story of HMHS Llandovery Castle
You can also view the production on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/zV3RDHrgkBA