Posts Tagged “shipping”

Looking in Lloyd’s List

Posted on December 20th, 2016 by Molly Wunderli

Among the oldest continuously published periodicals in the world, Lloyd’s List dates back to 1734. Up until 2013, Lloyd’s List (also known as The List) was printed on a daily basis; since 2013, the publication has been updated hourly in its digital format only. Modern coverage in Lloyd’s List includes such details pertaining to the […]

Shipping News: The Launch of HMS Warrior – London, 29 December 1860

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

‘A black vicious ugly customer as ever I saw, whale-like in size, and with as terrible a row of incisor teeth as ever closed on a French frigate’ – Charles Dickens HMS Warrior, the Royal Navy’s first ocean-going ironclad warship, was launched in London on 29 December 1860. Included below is a report of the […]