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Explore the fascinating heritage of Lloyd's Register through our engaging online exhibitions and stories.
Explore the real stories behind HEC's favourite nautical novels
After discovering and buying a vintage hatpin, Charlotte delved into the history of hatpins and the story of the Ellerman Lines, whose pennant is emblazoned on the tip of the pin
Archivist Max Wilson explores the epic career of Captain Sir John Ross and his Arctic expeditions.
The story of the infamous Dr Crippen and his attempt to escape
The resources held by the Lloyd's Register Foundation Heritage & Education Centre (HEC) provide valuable information for researchers and organisations. A recent project with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales has made use of LRFHEC's Casualty Returns to enhance their database of Welsh shipwrecks.
A sneak peek at some of the unique shipwrecks found within the archive
This guest online exhibition is by the Lloyd's Register Foundation Thomas Chapman Scholars Peter Phillipson and Sam Wright. They are PhD students at the Blaydes Maritime Centre, University of Hull.
The life of a local surveyor in a changing port.
It all started with a cup of coffee.