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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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Below the Waves - RFA War Methar
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 Methar

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Max Wilson
Ship types, design and construction
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Robert Kerr-'The Ship that Saved Vancouver'
Published: 16 Jul 18

Archives and Collections Assistant Max Wilson uncovered the story of the Robert Kerr, the ship that saved Vancouver.

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Max Wilson
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First and Famous: Fullagar
Published: 17 Apr 18

We're taking an in depth look at Lloyd's Register's 'First and Famous' ships. These ships are significant in terms of design, technological advances, historic importance, or just ships everyone has heard of that we've classed. This post features the history of the Fullagar, the world's first fully welded ocean-going ship.

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First and Famous
Max Wilson
Ship types, design and construction
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The Carpathia
Published: 14 Apr 18

Archives and Collections Assistant Max Wilson has written about the RMS Carpathia and her heroic role in rescuing hundreds of people during the sinking of the Titanic.

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Max Wilson