Discover HEC's unique collections, from digitised documentation to the physical books held at the Centre's reference library.
Enhancing public understanding in marine and engineering science and history.
Browse the historic Ship Plan and Survey Report collection.
The Heritage & Education Centre's updated combined collections catalogue is now available for the first time online. The library catalogue contains records of over 50,000 books, journals, conference papers, registers, rules and regulations, journal articles, statistics, research reports and inquiries.
Digitised historic editions of the Lloyd's Register of Ships, including the oldest surviving Register Book from 1764.
The Casualty Returns, or Wreck Returns as they are sometimes referred to, record the total losses of vessels worldwide within incremental periods.
It's #ShoesDay, and what better excuse to revisit an old classic from 1910 found within our archive accidentally fo... https://t.co/zfMM9VldHm
To kick off #FridayFunday, here's a little mystery from our archive. Built in 1838, at Wisbach, Cambridgeshire, thi... https://t.co/PHP1UBioFh
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While the Heritage & Education Centre undergoes a radical transformation over the next few months, learn more about an unlikely 101-year-old treasure that floated to the surface last week.