Online Exhibitions & Stories

Online Exhibitions & Stories

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

Our Favourite Nautical Reads: Tales from the Sea
History

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

The Story of a Hatpin
History

Archivist Max Wilson explores the epic career of Captain Sir John Ross and his Arctic expeditions.

Into the Ice: The Arctic Career of Captain Sir John Ross
History

The story of the infamous Dr Crippen and his attempt to escape

Miscreants, Murder and the Montrose
History

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.

Enhancing Welsh Shipwreck Records
History

A sneak peek at some of the unique shipwrecks found within the archive

Wrecks from the Archive
History

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 Hull Connection
History

The life of a local surveyor in a changing port.

Our Man in Leith
History

It all started with a cup of coffee.

The Lloyd's Register Origin Story
History