Blog

Blogs

Read blogs providing an update on our projects and resources.

cs listing
The 1872 Tea Race
Published: 19 Aug 21

Micro-intern Sophia explores the rivalry between the clippers Cutty Sark and Thermopylae.

Guest blog
Blog thumbnail image
Figurehead Carving- A Lost Art?
Published: 10 Aug 21

Collections Assistant Megan and Digital Engagement Officer Sarah discuss the fascinating, but rather forgotten, art of figurehead carving.

Megan Christo
Sarah Mott
Nielsen Alonso photo
The most unusual item I’ve catalogued (so far)...
Published: 28 Apr 21

The third installment in a blog series on cataloguing foreign language archival material.

Megan Christo
Max Comms Blog Listing Image
Digitising the Ship Plan and Survey Report Collection
Published: 22 Apr 21

Florence Bradshaw from Max Communications discusses how she has found digitising our collection from home.

Digital
Guest blog
Crew image
My favourite item that I’ve catalogued (so far)....
Published: 09 Apr 21

The second installment in a blog series on cataloguing foreign language archival material.

Megan Christo
Anchor diagram
The most challenging item I’ve catalogued (so far)...
Published: 19 Mar 21

The first installment in a blog series on cataloguing foreign language archival material.

Megan Christo
Society blog listing
Society: The Staff Magazine of Lloyd's Register
Published: 08 Mar 21

Digital Engagement Manager Sean Clemenson delves into the history of one of Lloyd's Register's most peculiar publications.

Sean Clemenson
Sarah Listing Image
These are a few of our favourite things... Sarah Mott
Published: 25 Jan 21

Find out more about Sarah's favourite thing.

Sarah Mott
These are a few of our favourite things
Megan Blog Listing
These are a few of our favourite things... Megan Christo
Published: 25 Jan 21

Find out more about Megan's favourite thing.

Megan Christo
These are a few of our favourite things
The SS Wilson B. Keene, destroyed in the 1947 Texas City disaster's second explosion
Hindsight Perspectives: Fire at Sea
Published: 21 Dec 20

A Guest Blog from University of Oxford Micro-Intern Laura Hurford

Hindsight Perspectives
Containers waiting at the South Korean port of Busan.
Hindsight Perspectives: The Experience of Containerisation
Published: 20 Dec 20

A Guest Blog from our University of Oxford Micro-Intern Hamish Low.

Hindsight Perspectives
104 Moss and 2 Membrane type LNG Carriers MHI
Hindsight Perspectives: LNG Transitions a ‘Chicken and Egg’ Paradox
Published: 20 Dec 20

A Guest Blog from University of Oxford Micro-Intern James Derham

Hindsight Perspectives