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This blog logs the activities of the Lloyd's Register Foundation Heritage & Education Centre; from its ambitious digitisation project - Project Undaunted, to its research projects, enquiries and events

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Heritage Open Day Quizzes 2019
Published: 16 Sep 19

Heritage Open Day Quizzes

Max Wilson
Senior Messenger Staff 1906
Jebez Barrett
Published: 13 Sep 19

in 1911, Head Messenger Jebez Barrett retired. He published his memoirs about his experiences working at Lloyd's Register. His stories provide a unique insight, not only into the Society's history but also wider social changes and events.

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Charlotte Ward
Bernard Waymouth
Bernard Waymouth
Published: 13 Sep 19

Learn more about the extraordinary achievements of Bernard Waymouth

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Max Wilson
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Lloyd's Register and the Second World War
Published: 12 Sep 19

Find out the stories of the people who made sure the work of Lloyd's Register continued through the Second World War

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Charlotte Ward
Education
Sean Clemenson
Football match at Dulwich 1919
Birdies, bats and bowling
Published: 12 Sep 19

From cricket matches to golf tournaments, Lloyd's Register has had several sports clubs and societies!

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Charlotte Ward
70 Earliest Ladybadge
Who's that lady?
Published: 12 Sep 19

The Lloyd's Register ladybadge has been at the heart of the Society from early in its formation. Learn more about her and what she means for Lloyd's Register.

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Louise Sanger
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People Power - Women at Lloyd's Register
Published: 12 Sep 19

Uncover the stories of some of the women who made their mark at Lloyd's Register

Anne Cowne
Barbara Jones
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Charlotte Ward
Louise Sanger
Max Wilson
Victoria Culkin
RNLI listing
RNLI
Published: 12 Sep 19

Discover our work with the RNLI, committing over £2 million to the training of crew members since 2007

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Guest blog
Ship types, design and construction
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People power – our 250th anniversary story
Published: 12 Sep 19

As we approach 260 years, we look back at our 250 year anniversary celebrations, bringing our global family together.

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Louise Sanger
HMS Resolute listing
The remarkable ship Resolute
Published: 19 Jul 19

Summer intern Charlie Kelley recounts the story of the famous Arctic exploration vessel.

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Charlie Kelley
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First and Famous: Dunedin
Published: 26 Jun 19

Learn more about the Dunedin, one of the first refrigerated ships and part of our First and Famous collection.

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First and Famous
Max Wilson
Ship types, design and construction
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Below the Waves - RFA War Mehtar
Published: 21 Feb 19

Archives and Collections Assistant Max Wilson was asked to help with an enquiry from the Salvage and Marine Operations unit of the Ministry of Defence regarding the wreck of the War Mehtar

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Max Wilson
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First and Famous: Aquitania
Published: 15 Jan 19

HEC Digital Content Manager and Research Specialist Sean Clemenson takes a look at the famous liner's career.

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First and Famous
Sean Clemenson
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The First World War
Published: 11 Nov 18

This year marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. Find out how HEC is marking the anniversary.

Charlotte Ward
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