Discover the Heritage & Education Centre's unique collections, from over 1.1 million digitised documents from our archive to our library catalogue of over 60,000 items. Research awaits...
The Lloyds's Register Foundation Heritage & Education Centre publishes original content from a variety of authors on our website through our stiries portal.
The Centre's digital resources provide a unique resource portal perfect for researchers from multiple disciplines; from maritime historians to economists.
Digitised historic editions of the Lloyd's Register of Ships, including the oldest surviving Register Book from 1764.
Browse the historic Ship Plan and Survey Report collection.
The Casualty Returns, or Wreck Returns as they are sometimes referred to, record the total losses of vessels worldwide within incremental periods.
Within the vast Lloyd's Marine Collection lies a treasure trove of historical maritime records of Lloyd's of London in both manuscript and printed form, and a significant part of this collection is the Missing Vessel Books.
Statistical tables dating fom 1878 until 2000 that provide an analysis of the world's merchant fleets.
The Lists of Surveyors, first published in 1834, contain the names of surveyors of Lloyd’s Register and the ports to which they were appointed.
The historic Rules and Regulations for the Classification of Ships, first published in 1834, set the appropriate standards for the design, construction and lifetime maintenance of ships.
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.
The Lloyd’s Register Technical Association Papers were published yearly and served as a way of sharing technical expertise and knowledge within Lloyd's Register.