We have finally started cataloguing the documents that are part of Lloyd’s Register Foundation’s pilot project: the First and Famous list. This list consists of over 100 ships that are either the first of their kind or famous worldwide – for example the Cutty Sark. Getting to the stage of cataloguing this collection, however, took […]Read more "Cataloguing the First and Famous – first steps"
With so much in the collection, how do we choose where to begin in the pilot digitisation project?Read more "How do we choose what to digitise?"
Follow the story of the fascinating Pamir through the First World War. This is just the beginning of opening up the extensive Lloyd’s Register archive to the public through our digitisation project!Read more "The Pamir: The Great War"
For the pre-pilot digitisation project we have been looking at the documents in the archive about the Pamir, which sunk in 1957. Have a look at her early life before WW1 and discover alongside us the history of Lloyd’s Register.Read more "The Pamir: The Early Years"
The digitisation project of LRF’s ship annals needs to be carefully planned. This post discusses the Pamir, the first ship to be be digitised by us and the reasons behind choosing her.Read more "The Pamir- A Ship to Remember"
The Heritage and Education Centre team at Lloyd’s Register go on a trip to see the SS Great BritainRead more "A Trip to see the SS Great Britain"
The Heritage and Education Centre visit the Wellcome LibraryRead more "Goobi and the Wellcome Library"