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.
Here's a piece of #MondayMotivation from #ProjectUndaunted! This is an ornately drawn plan of the iron floors fitte... https://t.co/zdjEzsp3rk
139 years ago yesterday, one of the most outstanding launches in our history took place. In a quite remarkable disp... https://t.co/96AMgZsPT0
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The Navy Records Society visited us in November 2019. Naval and maritime history blogger Kate Jamieson, who helped organise the visit, has written about the day.